Staff

Mitch
One Hour Class 1, One Hour Class 2 and occasionally Intermediate
Fresh and enthusiastic, Mitch has thrived in the world of theatre since a very young age, experiencing all avenues of performance. Versed in both Media and Drama, Mitch naturally develops passionate and caring bonds with his students, enabling effective and enjoyable classroom experiences. During his time off, Mitch fawns over his two cats, Nala and Simba, and practises medatative yoga.

Maddie
One Hour Class 1, One Hour Class 2 and occasionally Intermediate
Maddie has been involved with MBCTA Youth Theatre for over 8 years. Amongst her personal acting classes and VCE drama that she completed through the theatre, she has been actively involved with MBCTA acting classes and performances for over 4 years. Maddie specialises in drama and psychology in her teaching profession. Maddie enjoys teaching as she believes that even as a teacher we are all continuously learning. She loves sharing her passion for drama to inspire her students. In her spare time, Maddie enjoys travelling, hot yoga and getting crafty!

Merilyn Brend
Teaches Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2, Intermediate 3, Advanced and VCE Drama
Merilyn Brend has been in the business of directing and teaching acting to kids and teens for over three decades and her mission still, is to remain relevant to young people’s acting needs.