Our Patrons

We are grateful for their support

Jane Keller


Jane Keller is a veteran of the Wellington Musical Theatre scene. She balances her thriving teaching studio with her performing.
Jane has successfully written and performed in her series of one woman shows both locally and internationally as well as being part of musical theatre casts most recently playing Penelope Pennywise in Stagecraft’s production of URINETOWN and Mother Superior in Wing It Production’s NUNSENSE, Jeanette in Kauri Theatre’s production of THE FULL MONTY and Miss Jacobs in Wellington Rep’s production of LADIES IN BLACK

Steph Dyhrberg


By day, Steph Dyhrberg is a successful Wellington employment lawyer who is in her spare time, an experienced performer and supporter of the arts in Wellington. Prior to joining the Retro Divas, a popular Kapiti based cover band, she was a soloist and dancer in several seasons with the Company of Musical Players and appeared in PLT’s production of Chicago.
Steph is a generous supporter of the arts and is a benefactor of the NZ Opera.

Kate Marshall Crowe


Kate Marshall has a BMus in Composition from Victoria University under the tutelage of New Zealand composers Jack Body, Ross Harris and John Psathas.
Since her appointment in 2015, Kate continues in her role as Lead Tutor Performing Arts – Musical Theatre, Whitireia, Te Auaha.
Kate has her Trinity College of London Performance Certificate in both Piano and Flute and is also a private music tutor in Piano, Flute, Composition and Theory.
Following in the footsteps of her father, Peter, Kate is an accomplished Musical Director, accompanist and musician having been at the helm of numerous productions and concerts including; Little Shop of Horrors, The Addams Family, Cry Baby, Grease, West Side Story, High School Musical, Fame, Hairspray, Cabaret, Little Voice, Demolition of the Century at Circa, Evita for Amici Productions and PLT, and her own Marshall Stack productions of Godspell, Smokey Joe’s Café and On Broadway.
Her composition credits include The Merchant of Venice for VUW Summer Shakespeare, Twelfth Night for KAT, and Nictitate performed by the Wellington Symphonia.
Kate is very proud to be joining Kauri Theatre Company as Patron and supporting their drive for producing the highest quality theatre to Wellington Audiences since 2017.