Board Members of RAPA and Officers


Co- President & Artistic Director
Kaz (Karen) Getts

  • Active in professional performing arts and community theatre for 20 years
  • performed playwright
  • Managing Director of Business Sense Pty Ltd
  • Director, Choreographer & Playwright
  • Most recently choreographer "Hot Shoe Shuffle" - Argyle Theatre, 2002 season; “Assembly Line Shuffle” and “Knock on Wood” for RAPA
  • President, Sydney Womens Festival (2000-2002)
  • B. Pharm (Syd) , M.B.A. (MGSM)



Warren Bradey

  • Active in supporting community activities, with Ryde, Ku-ring-gai and Hurstville Council initiatives
  • Director - plays and musicals
  • B.Ec (Syd) , M.B.A. (MGSM), FAICD
  • Managing Director of the commercialisation company Smart Services CRC



Laura Deverson

  • active in professional and performing arts and community theatre
  • choreographer and dancer
  • performed playwright
  • writer - author of “Assembly Line Shuffle” and “Knock on Wood



Board Member
Gerry James

  • Active in performing arts
  • Writer, director, actor
  • Director of many productions of drama, musicals and operettas for RAPA, Savoy Arts, and many other theatre companies




Information Officer
David McGrath

  • Active in performing arts and clogging
  • Choreographer, actor, dancer
  • Leading Australian exponent of “Clogging” - American country style tap
  • Graduate - Bachelor Actuarial Studies (UNSW)