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Taree actor, singer and director Stacey Brassell returns to performing despite degenerative disease

Julia Driscoll
November 21 2023 - 5:00pm
Stacey Brassell with her father, Greg (left) and Stacey performing in Taree Arts Council's 'The Revue'. Pictures supplied
Stacey Brassell with her father, Greg (left) and Stacey performing in Taree Arts Council's 'The Revue'. Pictures supplied

Such a consummate performer is Stacey Brassell, watching her performing onstage for Taree Arts Council's latest production, The Revue, you'd never guess the depth of physical and emotional pain she was experiencing at the time.

Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.