Margaret-Mary has been active in the performing arts industry for 35 years. She is an experienced actor, director, tutor, producer, theatre arts manager, and recently the Artistic Director of TAPAC (The Auckland Performing Arts Centre). After training in Australia and the UK, Margaret-Mary studied with Ecole Philippe Gaulier and City & Guilds of London, and performed as a freelance actor in theatre, film and TV. Margaret-Mary has directed for Auckland Theatre Company, Silo Theatre, Co. Theatre Physical, and numerous independent productions. She is currently the Artistic Director of houseofhudson, with which she is developing a new work - The Secret Thief by Mike Hudson - with members of the Blind Foundation. Her most recent acting role was in 2017 with The Court Theatre in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Margaret-Mary is loving being in the rehearsal room again and thrilled to be working with Colin and ATC on a New Zealand play with such an accomplished cast.