Coming up

2019

Ned, composer Luke Styles, libretto by Peter Goldsworthy, Perth Festival

World Premiere, Australian Realness by Zoey Dawson, Malthouse Theatre

2018

Good Muslim Boy, by Osamah Sami, co-adapted with Osamah from his memoir 

Malthouse Theatre & Queensland Theatre 

Nibble, Nibble - an immersive art experience for children, ArtsHub Newstead

 

2017

Biographica, composer Mary Finsterer, libretto Tom Wright, Sydney Chamber Opera, Sydney Festival

The Tribe, Castlemaine State Festival & The Substation, Melbourne

Revolt, She Said. Revolt Again. by Alice Birch, Malthouse Theatre 

Turbine, Suitcase Series, Malthouse Education program & regional tour Victoria

2016

Director in Residence, Malthouse Theatre

The Tribe, Belvoir & Urban Theatre Projects in Surry Hills backyards

Director - Lake Disappointment, Carriageworks,, Sydney

Director - Turbine by Dan Giovannoni, Malthouse Theatre Education

 

2015

Assistant director, Death and the Maiden, MTC, dir. Leticia Caceres

Director & co-adaptor with Mohammed Michael Ahmad of his novella The Tribe, for

Bankstown Live, produced by Urban Theatre Projects & Sydney Festival.

 

2014

Dramaturg & Script Editor, Mantle, My Darling Patricia, Cambelltown Arts Centre

Assistant to director John Bell, A Winter's Tale, Bell Shakespeare, Drama Theatre, SOH

Dramaturg, The Piper, My Darling Patricia, Sydney Festival, (Winner Best Production for Children,

2014 Sydney Theatre Awards)

Participant: Melbourne Theatre Company's  Inaugural Women Directors' Program

 

2013

Director, 2013 Milawa Monologues by Margaret Hickey,The Old Chaff Barn, Milawa, Victoria

Concept and Curator, Quay to the City, atyp i(n partnership with Sydney Living Museums, SHFA and The Big Dig)

A theatrical walking tour through The Rocks with 30 young performers.

Curator, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour, Malthouse Theatre Melbourne

Script consultant, Crossings, by Wendy Blaxland, Season Sydney, Penrith, Blue Mountains, Lithgow

 

2012

dramaturgy, Miss Julie, dir. Cristabel Sved, Darlinghurst Theatre

 

2010     

director, Alaska by DC Moore, atyp Under the Wharf independent program

Mentor for annual writers’ program, Fresh Ink, Australian Theatre for Young People. (Worked with Zoe Hogan on Small Life.)

A Woman in Berlin, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne          

 

2009      

A Woman in Berlin, directed & co-adapted with Meredith Penman, Tamarama Rock Surfers at The Old Fitzroy Theatre, Sydney​

 

2008     

Assistant Director, Antigone, dir. Chris Kohn, Company B Belvoir, Sydney​

 

2006

- Since 1999 - Regular script assessment for Playwriting Australia

- Recipient of the Goethe Institute & Playwriting Australia's Dramaturgy Scholarship

3 week attachment at the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, focusing on rehearsal for The Prince from Homburg directed by MGT Artistic Director Armin Petras.

1 month language scholarship – Goethe Institute in Berlin.

3 weeks with German theatre group Rimini Protokoll, in lead up to premiere of their production Karl Marx: Band Eins in Düsseldorf.
Dramaturgy Conference hosted by Nordscen in Vilnius.

2005

Created “Room 806”,  X-Wohnungen Suburbs 2005, HAU (Hebbel-am-Ufer Theater). An audio installation as part of this walking tour project in the suburbs of Berlin.

Full-time work as Business English language teacher for Linguarama SprachenInstitut, Berlin

 

2003      

The Country by Martin Crimp (Australian Premiere) B Sharp, Belvoir, Sydney​

Awarded bi-annual VCA Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Scholarship

Sept/Oct 2003:  El Rey de Algeciras, Centre Teatro de Andaluz, Seville.  Observed rehearsals/unofficial assistant director, for new play dealing with illegal immigration and police brutality on the coast of Spain. dir: Julio Fraga

Oct 2003 & April 2004 : Observed rehearsals for Eraritjaritjaka, Musee des Phrases, by Heiner Goebbels based on the writings of Elias Canetti. Premiere: Theatre-Vidy, Lausanne. Interview with Heiner Goebbels for RealTimeArts, October 2004

Nov & Dec 2003: participated in day to day activities of  The Company Theatre, Mumbai, a small not-for-profit theatre touring company in Mumbai.

 

2002      

Moved Reading, Seeking Djiran by Linda Jaivin, Playbox, Melbourne

Psychopathia Sexualis by John Patrick Shanley, Red Stitch Actors Theatre, Melbourne​

 

2001      

Moved Reading, Her Mother and Bartok, Meredith Oakes, Royal Court International Residency, London

Crave by Sarah Kane, B Sharp program, Belvoir Street, Sydney​

 

2000      

Crave by Sarah Kane (Australian Premiere), The Storeroom, Melbourne Fringe Festival

Dead Girls Are Fantastic by Lally Katz, co-director Elena Vereker, Next Wave Festival Melbourne​

 

1999      

Horsegirl and Her Young Gentleman Friend by Lally Katz, Moved Reading, St Martins'Theatre Young Playwrights Competition (Winner)      

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels (Australian Premiere), Saltpillar Theatre Company

Assistant Director, The Misanthrope, trans. Martin Crimp, dir. Simon Phillips, MelbourneTheatre Company​

 

1998 

Graduate Diploma Theatre Directing, Victorian College of the Arts  

Co-director & performer Between the Mask and the Naked Face - combining Wounds to the Faceby Howard Barker & Fefu and Her Friends by Maria Irene-Fornes,

directed Distant Lights from Dark Places by Andrew Bovell

Assistant Director, The Cherry Orchard dir. Robert Meldrum.

Created & Performed one person performance installation : I am not an East German​

 

1997      

The Mandragola by Machiavelli, Doubletake Theatre, PACT, Sydney

 

​1996     

Co-founder of physical theatre company TILT.

Performed and devised new works: Loving the Alien, The Stables, Sydney  

Moving Stills – a collection of theatrical snapshots!, Melbourne Fringe Festival