|Member||1992 - 2002|
A Puppet Maker whose primary talents are in sculpture and construction, Mary subsequently made puppets for more that 10 Handspan productions during the 1990s.
She recalled her first engagement with the company:
Mary performed in The Tin Soldier and the Paper Bag Princess created by Handspan with the Queensland Performing Arts Centre for the 1997 Out of the Box Festival and was designer for Handspan Visual Theatre works: The Phoenix Cycle parade for Melbourne's Moomba festiaval in 1998 and for the company's last independent work, Lift 'Em Up Socks.
Mary and her partner Joe brought The Booknook to Melbourne in 2018: Australia’s oldest performing arts specialist bookshop: stocking play scripts, drama theory and teachers’ resources, poetry, speech, dance, media and arts texts / biographies.