Annerose De Jong

Artistic Director

Annerose has over 25 years experience in theatre performance, drama teaching, directing and costume design. Annerose has worked in numerous theatre productions throughout Australia, Fiji, Malaysia and Korea incorporating dramatic theatre, dance, mask, puppetry, fire tricks, music and acrobatics. She has also performed in various languages. She was Co-Artistic Director of Self-Raising Theatre for many years and performed/created numerous shows for REM Theatre from 1990 -2000. With Self Raising Theatre she was awarded Best Actor at the Asian Festival of Drama in Kuala Lumpur. She toured her one woman show Dr Seuss Stories throughout Australia for many years before joining the Cubby House band as lead singer and receiving an Aria Award nomination for best children’s album.

Annerose has created several Education programs and tours for Sydney Learning Adventures at The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre and the Chinese Garden of Friendship.

Annerose has a passion for inspiring creativity and building confidence in children through theatre based activities.