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Stream your theatre – watch War Horse now!

While our pandemic numbers are stilling ebbing and flowing, you may not feel comfortable sitting among an audience of theatre-goers, so streamed theatre can actually be a fantastic way to get your fix! I've been subscribing to the National Theatre at Home for a couple of months, and have already been fortunate enough to watch … Continue reading Stream your theatre – watch War Horse now!

2021: the year of ‘incoming: words of war’

What a year for this little web series that we shot in a box at the end of the 2020 lockdown! Written and directed by the phenomenal, award-winning Kerry Drumm, ‘Incoming: Words of War’ is a 6-part web series about soldiers confronting the difficulties of their lives in a warzone. The 7 characters open up … Continue reading 2021: the year of ‘incoming: words of war’

Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Several years ago, I wrote a play for one of the most egotistical actors I have the pleasure of knowing. She wanted to perform every role, and insisted that they all showed off her dramatic range; her impeccable comic timing; and her knack for inhabiting diverse characters. That prima-donna was me. The play? Merry Christmas, … Continue reading Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – May

A list of competitions, grants, developments and general opportunities open to Victorian (Australian) playwrights; all due in May and early June 2020. It is possible that due to COVID-19, and the closure of many arts-related activities, that some of these opportunities may no longer be current. Please check carefully before submitting. Please note that I … Continue reading Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – May

Free Script Editing for May

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com This is a weird time for everyone. Millions of words have already been written all about it, and billions more will come. The virus itself, the isolation, the loss of income and stability, the unexpected small positives... I don't need to write anymore about this. You know because you're … Continue reading Free Script Editing for May

Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – April

A list of competitions, grants, developments and general opportunities open to Victorian (Australian) playwrights; all due in April and early May 2020. It is possible that due to COVID-19, and the closure of many arts-related activities around the world, that some of these opportunities may no longer be current. Please check carefully before submitting. Please … Continue reading Victorian Playwriting Opportunities – April

Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

https://media.giphy.com/media/2A4AJfiJis9KyoiGc7/giphy.gif Just recently, I was asked to teach a drama lesson for a VCE Literature class who were studying Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. It was a fun challenge to plan for a bunch of students who had not signed up to do any drama and who might not have been too thrilled to … Continue reading Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Best Emerging Talent

Well, I wasn't actually the best, but I was nominated for the award! Back in March, 2019, I was nominated for the Ozflix Best Emerging Talent Award for independent films. I was incredibly excited and honoured to receive this nomination for my role in 'Trench'. 'Trench' was made a few years back by the incredible … Continue reading Best Emerging Talent