“In 1999, I was selected to serve as the first female Artistic Director of The State Theatre Company of South Australia. In my five-year term as AD I established the Theatre Laboratory which created such nationally recognised, produced and awarded works as Holy Day and Night Letters.”
Flinders Artistic Director, Head of Acting and Head of Voice, Rosalba Clemente trained as an actress at N.I.D.A. In an extensive career, she has performed for most of Australia's premiere theatre companies including Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Griffin, STCSA, Melbourne Comedy Festival,Performance Space, Bay St,Playbox, Entracte, Rokato and many more.
Rosalba has directed for major companies across Australia as well as for second tier, experimental and independent theatre making collectives such as Teatar di Migma and Rokato Productions. She has served nationally on many boards for theatre companies and arts finding bodies.
More recently, Rosalba has also begun to write for the theatre. Both her plays, Helly's Magic Cup and Disarming Rosetta have received notable productions with Windmill/ Adelaide Festival Centre and Hot House Theatre.
Rosalba’s skills and passion for theatre shine through whenever she speaks about her industry.