Contributor William Akers
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Other Names Bill Akers, William Arthur Akers
Gender Male
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 10 May 1929
Date of Death 22 November 2010
Functions Actor, Lighting Designer, Resident Director, Stage Manager
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-783835
Events

Lighting Designer

Stage Manager

Director

Assistant Stage Manager

Stage Director

Actor

Production Manager

Producer

Consultant

  • Monotones, Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW, 6 May 1981
  • Poems, Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW, 6 May 1981

Dance Director

Colin Peasley - Dancer, Production Designer, Choreographer, Regisseur, Ballet Master/Mistress, Teacher, Repetiteur

Francis Croese - Stage Director, Lighting Designer, Dancer, Stage Manager

Mark Brinkley - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress, Concert Master

Steven Heathcote - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Noel Smith - Conductor, Musical Director, Assistant Conductor, Dancer, Associate Conductor

Peggy van Praagh - Choreographer, Artistic Director, Stage Director

Maina Gielgud - Choreographer, Dancer, Artistic Director, Producer, Director

Lisa Pavane - Dancer

Garth Welch - Dancer, Choreographer, Performer

Kelvin Coe - Dancer, Performer, Director, Teacher

Adam Marchant - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Ray Powell - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress, Choreographer, Associate Director, Artistic Director, Assistant Director, Costume Designer, Director

Fiona Tonkin - Dancer

David McAllister - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Marius Petipa - Choreographer

Stephen Baynes - Dancer, Choreographer

Robert Helpmann - Choreographer, Scenario, Artistic Director, Devisor, Original Director, Dancer, Director

Miranda Coney - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Roy Wilson - Dancer

Greg Horsman - Dancer

Michael Curry - Dancer

Susan Elston - Dancer

Marilyn Jones - Dancer, Artistic Director, Performer

Paul de Masson - Dancer, Repetiteur

Christopher Goldsworthy - Dancer

John Lanchbery - Musical Advisor, Orchestrator, Musical Arranger, Conductor, Musical Director, Music Adaptor

Gary Norman - Dancer, Director, Ballet Master/Mistress

Elizabeth Toohey - Dancer

Christine Walsh - Dancer

Lisa Bolte - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Michele Goullet - Dancer

David Ashmole - Dancer

Justine Miles - Dancer

Marilyn Rowe - Director, Dancer, Dance Group, Assistant Director, Artistic Director, Dance Director, Teacher

Steven Woodgate - Dancer

Alan Alder - Dancer, Performer

Ulrike Lytton - Dancer

Vicki Attard - Ballet Master/Mistress, Dancer

Kathleen Gorham - Dancer

Frances Towers - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Stanton Welch - Choreographer, Dancer

Margaret Wilson - Choreographer, Dancer, Designer

Stephen Morgante - Dancer

Robert Marshall - Dancer

Helene Shields - Dancer

Vassilie Trunoff - Dancer, Choreographer

Jayne Beddoe - Dancer

Michela Kirkaldie - Dancer

Brett Morgan - Dancer

Robert Olup - Dancer

Julie da Costa - Dancer

Jonathan Kelly - Repetiteur, Dancer

Gailene Stock - Director, Dancer, Performer

Joseph Janusaitis - Dancer, Dance Group

David Lichine - Choreographer, Scenario

Robyn Corby - Dancer

Jaime Redfern - Dancer

Adrian Burnett - Dancer

Rex McNeill - Dancer, Dance Group

James Newman - Dancer

Kathleen Reid - Dancer

Justine Summers - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Jonathan Taylor - Choreographer, Artistic Director

Mark Annear - Dancer

Anna de Cardi - Dancer

Joanne Michel - Dancer

Terese Power - Dancer

Rebecca Yates - Dancer

Frederick Ashton - Choreographer, Costume Designer

Susan Dains - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Heather Gourley - Dancer

Leon Kellaway - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Paula Baird - Dancer

Serge Bousloff - Dancer

John Langmaid - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Maurice Stead - Concert Master

J. Nevin Tait - Administrator

Adolphe Adam - Composer

John Cranko - Choreographer

Linda Gay - Dancer

Heather Macrae - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Andrew Murphy - Dancer

Andrew Obst - Dancer

Sian Stokes - Dancer

Wendy Walker - Dancer, Teacher, Dance Group, Ballet Master/Mistress

Dale Baker - Dancer

Edouard Borovansky - Artistic Director, Production Supervisor , Artistic Supervisor, Assistant Director

Christopher Bruce - Choreographer, Designer, Set Designer

Colleen Gough - Stage Manager, Stage Director

Kenneth Rowell - Designer, Costume Designer, Set Designer

Leigh Rowles - Dancer, Dance Group

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky - Composer

John Auld - Dancer

Elaine Fifield - Dancer, Performer

Eduardo Lalo - Composer

Chris Maver - Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Lighting Operator, Lighting Designer, Stage Director

Noel Pelly - Administrator, Publicist

Joan Potter - Dancer

Johann Strauss - Composer

Michelle Bruckner - Dancer

Patricia Cox - Dancer

Serge Lifar - Choreographer

Michael Todd - Dancer

David Burch - Dancer

Alida Chase - Dancer

Kathleen Geldard - Dancer

Ron Paul - Dancer

Paul Saliba - Dancer, Dance Group

Noelle Shader - Ballet Master/Mistress, Director

Dudley Simpson - Conductor, Musical Director, Assistant Conductor

Barbara Chambers - Dancer

Lucinda Dunn - Dancer

Roma Egan - Dancer

Peter Farmer - Costume Designer, Designer, Costume Assistant, Set Designer

Brent Iwanoczko - Dancer

Sandra Morrison - Dancer

Carolyn Rappel - Dancer, Dance Group

Linda Ridgway - Dancer

Peggy Sager - Dancer

Annabelle Shanahan - Dancer

Claire Stonier - Dancer

Kiril Vassilkovsky - Dancer, Choreographer

Margaret Bourke - Stage Manager

Mikhail Fokine - Choreographer

Gary Hill - Dancer, Dance Director

Jiří Kylián - Choreographer, Composer, Designer

Kenneth Rayner - Lighting Designer, Stage Director

Ormsby Wilkins - Conductor, Pianist, Associate Conductor

Roslyn Anderson - Dancer, Choreographer, Dance Director, Repetiteur, Assistant Choreographer, Regisseur

Muriel Carine - Dancer

Guy Carrison - Assistant Stage Manager

Bernadette Ceravolo - Dancer

William Constable - Set and/or Property Maker, Set Designer, Costume Designer, Scenic Artist, Designer

Margaret Fitzsimons - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Geoffrey Harman - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Delia Harrington - Dancer

John Nobbs - Dancer

Lucette Aldous - Dancer

Rachel Broomham - Dancer

Gabrielle Davidson - Dancer

Gail Ferguson - Dancer, Dance Director

Mark Jeitner - Dancer

Lindsey McDonald - Dancer

John Meehan - Dancer, Dance Director, Choreographer

Mark Pace - Dancer

Lucinda Sharp - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Joady Chambers - Dancer

Peta Davidson - Dancer

Paul Grinwis - Dancer, Choreographer

Josephine Jason - Dancer

John Moulton - Stage Manager

Wendy Moyle - Dancer, Dance Group

Louisa O'Toole - Dancer

Rachel Rawlins - Dancer

Robert Rosen - Musical Director, Conductor, Dancer

Joseph Scoglio - Dancer, Choreographer, Adaptor

Ian Spink - Dancer, Choreographer, Dance Director

Karl Welander - Dancer

Robert Canning - Dancer

Peter Condon - Dancer, Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Stage Director, Costume Co-ordinator

Elizabeth Cumming - Dancer

Ricardo Ella - Dancer

Larry Kohne-Drube - Dancer

Aina Reega - Dancer

William Rees - Assistant Producer, Actor, Producer

Jodie-Anne White - Dancer

John Alden - Actor, Producer, Director

Johann Sebastian Bach - Composer

Ronald Bekker - Dancer, Designer, Choreographer

Walter Bourke - Dancer

Samantha Carlson - Dancer

Stephen Colyer - Dancer

John Combe - Dancer

David Cranson - Dancer

Steven Etienne - Dancer

Anne Fraser - Dancer, Costume Designer, Designer, Set Designer, Choreographer

Nigel Gaynor - Pianist, Dancer, Conductor

Clarence Hansen - Administrator

Mark Hodge - Dancer

Graeme Hudson - Dancer, Dance Director

Barry Kitcher - Dancer

Peter Lucadou-Wells - Dancer

Vanessa McIntosh - Dancer, Costume Designer

Rudolf Nureyev - Choreographer, Dancer

Felicia Palanca - Dancer

Damian Palmer - Dancer

Elizabeth Raupach - Costume Designer, Set Designer, Costume Maker, Designer

Tanya Rhodes - Dancer

Alistair Roberts - Actor, Costume Designer

John Salisbury - Dancer

Lucyna Sevitsky - Dancer, Designer, Dance Group

Mavis Turner - Actor

Ronald Van Den Bergh - Dancer

Bryan Ashbridge - Dancer, Assistant Director, Associate Director, Assistant Producer, Various, Artistic Director

Julia Blaikie - Choreographer, Dancer, Adaptor

Ann Fraser - Dancer

Paul Hamilton - Dancer

Margaret Illmann - Dancer

Ladislav Jasek - Concert Master, Conductor

Campbell McKenzie - Dancer

Rosemary Mildner - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Glen Murray - Dancer

Olga Tamara - Dancer, Dance Group

Janet Vernon - Dancer

Ken Whitmore - Dancer

Olivia Bell - Dancer

Harald Bowden - Administrator, General Manager

Frederic Chopin - Composer

Anthony Conolan - Concert Master, Dancer

Robyn Croft - Dancer

Martyn Fleming - Dancer

Theophile Gautier - Scenario, Librettist, Author

Kurt Herweg - Musical Director

Janet Karin - Dancer

Eve King - Dancer

Osbert Lancaster - Designer, Costume Designer, Set Designer

Bryan Lawrence - Dancer

Lynette Mann - Dancer

Frank Salter - Assistant Stage Manager, Dancer

Arnold Schoenberg - Composer

Raymond Trickett - Dancer

John Tsakiris - Dancer

Abril Ward - Dancer

Olivia Woodland - Dancer

Pamela Buckman - Dancer

Robert Curran - Dancer

Mary Duchesne - Dancer

Ai-Gul Gaisina - Dancer, Teacher

Victoria Jestyn - Dancer

Jennifer Killeen - Dancer

Cheryl Mallinson - Dancer, Dance Group

Kirsty Martin - Dancer

Roger Myers - Dancer, Actor

Daniela Pantea - Dancer

William Pepper - Dancer

Valmai Roberts - Dancer

Frank S. Tait - Administrator

Sir Frank Tait - Administrator

Peter Bandy - Conductor

Laurence Bishop - Dancer

Georges Bizet - Composer

Joan Boler - Dancer

Hugh Colman - Designer, Costume Designer, Set Designer

Jean Coralli - Choreographer

Julia Cotton - Dancer, Composer

Josephine Anne Endicott - Dancer

Dobbs Franks - Conductor, Musical Director

Kristian Fredrikson - Designer, Costume Designer, Costume Maker

Christiane Hubert - Dancer

Grant Kelley - Dancer

Martin Lewis - Dancer

Charles Mackerras - Musical Arranger, Orchestrator

Jan Melvin - Dancer

Jacqueline Pascoe - Dancer

Michael Pearce - Costume Designer, Set Designer, Designer

Madonna Petersen - Dancer

Robert Pomie - Dancer, Choreographer

Martin Raistrick - Dancer

Ramona Ratas - Dancer

Nicole Rhodes - Dancer, Ballet Master/Mistress