1971 Production Personnel
Joined the ‘Frivs’ in 1962 and has been associated with the Company since that time, being responsible for the Ballets, then as Producer of the Minstrel Show, and in 1970 her first complete Production. Shirley is the Producer for the 1971 ‘Jubilee Daze’.
The ‘Frivs’ thank her for the hard work and thought undertaken on the Show.
In private life she is interested in Ballet having her own Ballet and Tap School.
Hector joined the ‘Frivs’ in 1969 and has been associated in a Musical Director capacity since his arrival. Once again he is our Musical Director and Chorus Master.
He has also been associated with various musical groups in Napier such as: The Napier Tin Hat Company, The Carols by Candle-light organisation and various School choirs and groups. Thanks, Hector!
First became associated with the ‘Frivs’ in 1951 and wrote and produced 15 Musical Shows for the Company. Since 1951 he has been secretary for the Company and is this year – 1971 – secretary of the Jubilee Committee.
With Shirley Jarrett he devised the 1971 Minstrel Show.
During his writing career he has had numerous radio plays, sketches, children’s plays produced over local radio stations.
(Music Arranger and Pianist)
Joined the ‘Frivs’ in 1969 as Pianist and Music Arranger. In this year’s show ’Jubilee Daze’ she had the immense task of scoring the Orchestration for all instruments in the 1971 Orchestra. A task the ‘Frivs’ express their grateful thanks for and welcome her back to the Company once again.
In private life Nola has her own Dance Orchestra playing cabaret and HB night spots. She is also a teacher of the piano.
Joined the ‘Frivs’ in an official capacity in 1966 but always helped in the Make Up department for some years before that. In 1966 she undertook the onerous position of Wardrobe Mistress and a feature of the ‘Frivs’ shows in recent years has been the attractive and colourful costuming arranged by her.
Elizabeth has been associated with other organisations; the Napier Operatic Society, Napier Tin Hat Company in the capacities of Make Up and Wardrobe.
Stage Manager for 1971 – a position he has held since joining in 1966. During this time he has supervised and organised scenery used in ‘Friv’ productions and, with his team of efficient helpers, has helped to give the show that slickness demanded of a fast moving production.
Alan has also had back stage experience over many years with many H.B. societies; the main organisations being the Napier Operatic Society, Napier Tin Hat Company.