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Sherryl-Lee Secomb


Sherryl-Lee Secomb is a theatre performer, director, promoter and brand advisor for independent and community theatre organisations.


With her husband Geoffrey, she founded the Inspire! Project, connecting instrumental music students with large community orchestras, and she is the founder of An Idiot On Stage - a project developed specifically to encourage and equip community and independent theatre and remind them of the joy of participation in the arts. 


As a promotor and brand advisor she works with independent and community based theatre artists and organisations to develop effective and sustainable methods of marketing their creativity.

Sherryl-Lee believes that 'group reflects leadership' and writes opinion pieces in The Idiot's Notebook, discussing leadership in theatre organisations and developing them to be places for creativity and belonging.



Are you leading your theatre organisation or simply protecting your position?

Mime Artists

Dealing with difficult people in your community theatre.

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An Idiot On Stage is a podcast with Sherryl-Lee Secomb sharing her humour, honesty and insight into community theatre, particularly leadership, marketing, and bringing value to any project you're involved with. 

Theatre Director

Sherryl-Lee Secomb is a freelance director of musical theatre. After spending over 30 years on stage creating roles such as Miss Adelaide (Guys & Dolls), Reno Sweeney (Anything Goes), Mrs Meers (Thoroughly Modern Millie), and Golde (Fiddler on the Roof), Sherryl-Lee began directing and, since 2010, has directed musical theatre productions around South East Queensland. Some of her directing highlights include The Phantom of the Opera, How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Nice Work If You Can Get It (Queensland Premiere), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Chicago, Mamma Mia, Freaky Friday, It Shoulda Been You and The Music Man.

Current Theatre Projects

Fun Home (Musical)


Producer - PIP Theatre, Brisbane, Australia

29 August - 14 September
PIP Theatre, Park Road, Milton QLD

Prime Time Broadway (Concert)


Producer - Honour Productions, Brisbane, Australia

15 & 16 June, 2024
Holdsworth Street, Coorparoo QLD



Sherryl-Lee has been sharing her professional experience in marketing theatre for over a decade. She has worked with theatre organisations and artists to raise brand awareness and develop more sustainable organisations through effective volunteer based marketing.


Her experience is being distilled into a range of products you can use to change the face of your theatre organisation.


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