As secretary to the Board, Jude keeps the communication flowing, records meetings in line with the rules of Incorporated Associations and acts on Board decisions. Jude’s doctorate from Queensland University of Technology is in Performance Studies. As a theatre professional she has worked in actor and drama specialist training. As a community artist she has been active in cultural development, grant writing, project and funds management, festivals and events. Her passion for theatre is focused now on bringing the Black Box Theatre at the Ambo to its full potential and seeing the growth of the Black Box Theatre Collective as a catalyst to attract the theatre community to create and celebrate there.