Putting the Nation on Stage

NTofP announce new appointments

March 22, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Monikka Eliah and Cara Woods to the National Theatre of Parramatta team.


Monikka Eliah / Company Coordinator

As well as bringing her expertise to us from her experience working as an Editorial Assistant at NewsCorp and team member at Riverside Box office.  Monikka is also an active Western Sydney artist. She has presented work at the NSW Writers Centre, Studio Stories, Wollongong Writers Festival, Sydney writers festival, Playwriting Australia Festival and WITS Festival Fatale. She was involved in Girls Write Up Sydney event and Digital writers festival. Her work is published in The Big Black Thing Chapter 1 & 2, SBS Life and The Lifted Brow. Currently a member of SWEATSHOP, she has participated in National Theatre of Parramatta’s Page to Stage program and Curious Works Breakthrough Program. She was a recipient for the Southlands Emerging Artists Award 2018.


Cara Woods / Associate Producer – Production

Cara has been based in Sydney the past 10 years after moving from Canada where she grew up.  The last 5 years Cara has been working as a freelance Stage Manager / Company Manager for several independent and professional theatre companies.  Some of her latest shows have been, touring with Calamity Jane, stage managing Gypsy for the Hayes Theatre Co and Diving For Pearls at Griffin Theatre Co.  After touring a few shows into the Lennox Cara is excited to be part of the Riverside team! 9-5pm is a little new for her, but she is looking forward to having her nights free for theatre dates which she’s missed working on full time show shifts. Cara looks forward to getting to know everyone!