Grey Panthers 2007
2007 saw the Grey Panthers once again performed as guest artists in the Opening Ceremony of the Arafura Games. As part of the lead up to the games the Grey Panthers also performed at Arafura Games Media Launch, the ‘100 days out’ uniform launch, and the '30 days out' performance.
In You Dance Funny - Crena Hemmings played a lead role, while Ellen Hankin, Judith Allen, Shirley Somers, Bev Paget and Audrey Gorring performed as part of the community support acts.
A new 'Peter Gunn' was also created and the women competed in the Eisteddfod with this piece winning their section. They also performed for: Relay For Life, Portrait of a Senior Territorian Award Launch, Nightcliff Community Christmas Party at Nightcliff Swimming pool (performing the 'Tahitian Warm Up', and new dance' I Yi Yi Yi Yi I Like You Very Much'), and the Big Girls Pajama Party (Cancer Council).
Julia Quinn and David McMicken
Judith Allen, Lucy Aylett, Hilary Bassett, Bette Chapman, Marge Duminski, Liz Gammon, Audrey Gorring, Ellen Hankin, Kathleen Harding, Jan Hastings, Crena Hemmings, Val Hristova, Marg Lee, Lillian Mann, Elaine Marlow, Judy McKerr, Dianne Mount, Helen Murphy, Patricia O’Neill, Bev Paget, Chris Parker, Michelle Robles, Judi Samuels, Shirley Somers, Janine Sutter, Antonietta Vanzella, Gwen Varney, Punny Vegter, Maria Vlastuin, Mavis Waddell, and Jacquie Williams
Artistic Directors: David McMicken and Tim Newth
General Manager: Fiona Carter
Dance Animateur: Julia Quinn
Youth Dance Animateur: Erwin Fenis
Administrative Assistant: Skye Raabe
Bookkeeper: Julie Ann Stark
Development Consultant: Suzanne Fermanis
Committee Members: (Chair) Jill MacAndrew, (Vice-Chair) Jackie Wurm/David Taylor, (Treasurer) Glenn Bernardin, (Secretary/Public Officer) Traci Keys, (Ordinary Committee Members) Ken Conway, Nick Papandonakis, Donna Quong, (Ex-Officio Members) David McMicken and Tim Newth
Public Fund Trustees: Rev. Steve Orme, Dr Anita Toth, Paul Wan
“…The grey-haired, tap dancing, bum-flashing Shirley temple had the audience in stitches.” Ben Langford, NT News (You Dance Funny)