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Xenon Liberal Arts perform touring amateur theatre throughout Pembrokeshire. Recent productions have included No Sex Please
We're British, Hay Fever, A Murder Is Announced, The Day War Broke Out (written locally, and highly praised), The Corn is
Green, and a Noel Coward Trilogy.
There are three people behind Xenon Liberal Arts, they are Mavis Hills, Anne
Trew, and Jenny Whyte. Mavis is from Milford Haven; she began acting at 14 in Birmingham and joined the Esso drama group when
she moved to Pembrokeshire. She's a member of Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society and The New Tabernacle Players. Her main
strength is her acting ability, and has on several occasions been the winner of the best actress and best supporting actress
award in the Pembrokeshire one-act drama festival. She has appeared in all of Xenon Liberal Arts performances to date. Anne
Trew is also from Milford Haven. Her acting began as a teenager in Cardiff in the 1950s. She joined the Esso drama group after
moving to Pembrokeshire in 1969. She then joined Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society, and undertook a number of leading
roles. She's also a member of The New Tabernacle Players where she moved into directing. Jenny Whyte is from Pembroke. Her
experience is vast in the realm of amateur theatre. She's been involved in theatre productions as far afield as Southeast
Asia, Cyprus and in Edinburgh. She has directed grand opera, musicals and classic plays, has acted at the Edinburgh Fringe
and has taught community drama. As well as producing shows for Xenon Liberal Arts Jenny has directed many successful shows
for Milford Haven Amateur Opera Society (including most recently Hot Mikado 2001) and Haverfordwest Operatic Society (most
recently Camelot 1999).
Xenon Liberal Arts use a variety of local talent in their productions. Names such as
Ian and Dorinda Sherwood, Mavis Hills, David Hughes, Sue Williams, John Daly, Melissa Hill(Ford), Patricia Hammond, Nick Parry,
Nigel Cawdron, Chris Prosser, Pam Williams and many other local amateur actors/actresses are invited to perform with them.
The tour usually takes in theatres such as The Torch Theatre Milford Haven, The Queens Hall Narbeth, Theatre Gwaun Fishguard,
The Merlin Theatre Haverfordwest and many others.