Category Archives: Ali

Ali shooting words

She appears in unexpected places this child of mine.  Take this for example.  

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Who said that? Who is that?

Its one thing for a mother to think that her child is amazing ~ its a different matter when somebody else says it! “Ali is an accomplished contemporary singer and a seasoned actress. Her other major credit as a musical … Continue reading

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Look right there, right there! She’s on the tele!

Stilettos, a sharp suit, pearls and a pink shirt, looking every bit the legal lady. ” Sunrise 9.10.2012

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Legally Blonde In Sydney

Opening night. The fabulous and talented Alexandra Elizabeth Ann Calder, known to most as Ali, shone as the snooty anti-blonde, Vivienne in this pink, silly but fun, high velocity, high energy musical. They say that a mother can distinguish her … Continue reading

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Triple threat

Triple threat. That’s the term that insiders in the theatre industry use when they are talking about a performer who can sing, dance and act. And do all three brilliantly. Think Hugh Jackman. Currently three young Novocastrians are putting their … Continue reading

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Legal girl

Today. This morning. Even though I’m not walking beside her, even though she is two hours away I will be with her. Today Ali goes into the first day of rehearsal for the Australian production of Legally Blonde the musical. … Continue reading

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At the top of the hill

At the top of a hill, which is really a water reservoir, not far from the centre of Newcastle there is a huge white obelisk. At the base of the obelisk is a round monument, about the size and shape … Continue reading

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