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Marc Lyster
Teacher of Drama & Voice
I have always been interested in acting and singing and first stepped onto the stage at the ripe age of 9 years old. Since then I have been involved in over 20 Musical Theatre productions both in Queensland and New Zealand. My stage credits include 'Rodney' in Dusty Springfield, 'Mark' in RENT, 'Robbie Hart' in The Wedding Singer, 'Cliff' in Cabaret and various lead roles in 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - just to name a few. I studied with Trinity College of London and New Zealand Speech Board gaining a teaching certification with Honours in 1999, and ran a successful Children's Drama academy in Auckland for 5 years. I worked on a number of NZ television productions before moving to sunny Queensland in 2006. Since landing on the Gold Coast I have performed with Spotlight Theatre Company and Javeenbah Theatre Company. I am thrilled to have joined the Athena Team and love being involved in the training and development of tomorrow's bright stars.