Kelly, Emily Caroline (Carrie)

Theatre producer and anthropologist who founded the first Sydney company devoted to Australian plays - the Community Playhouse - using the stage name Carrie Tennant (her mother's maiden name). Disheartened by the company's subsequent failure, Kelly abandoned theatre to study anthropology.

Milestone
Born
Manchester, England
24 Apr 1899
Arrived Sydney
1920 - 1924
Died
Kyogle, New South Wales
01 Sep 1989
Name
Alternate
Tennant, Emily Caroline (Carrie)
Birth
Watson, Emily Caroline
Occupation
Position
1929
1929 - 1931
1930
1931 - 1935