A surreal 72 hours in Wisconsin and the time since

WEDNESDAY 17 MAY 2017

2017 began with a humbling, never imagined excitement and has shown no sign of slowing since. In the final days of last year, the wonderful Boomer Stacey (organiser of the International Performing Arts for Youth showcase, and all-round nice gent) contacted me with whispers of an award received and the invitation to come and collect it in […]

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Where Words Once Were, and may yet come to be

TUESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2016

With Tasmanian springtime arrived, I’ve jumped continents and write now from Washington DC, in readiness for day one of rehearsals at the Kennedy Center for the Arts. Where Words Once Were is a dystopian play for young audiences, developed in conversation with some great DC artists, as led by director Colin Hovde. Tomorrow we sit in a rehearsal room […]

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Seasons in the north and summer in the south

WEDNESDAY 13 APRIL 2016

The first quarter of this year has seen US adventures undertaken and plays shared with audiences far and wide, in Australia, Germany, Italy and North America. And so as to see new works come to be, I swapped hemispheres in March (as generously supported by Milwaukee’s First Stage, and New York’s Lincoln Center) and sat in […]

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Catching up on a busy six months.

THURSDAY 03 DECEMBER 2015

With this website now in existence (thanks to the amazing talents of illustrator Andy Ellis, designer Kelly Eijdenberg and builder Shaun Wilson), I’ve been admittedly lax with posting updates. So today I look both forward (to 2016 and a preemptive new year’s resolution of more rigour), and back – over all that’s come to be in […]

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Upcoming Adventures

THURSDAY 21 MAY 2015

It’s now only nine days until Essie, Moe and I board a plane for the US and spend two months visiting plays being workshopped, and friends being creative, in faraway cities.

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