Saturday 19 May
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
State Theatre Rehearsal Room
This is a unique opportunity for theatre directors with an interest and experience on directing new Australian plays to learn from the Helpmann award winning Theatre Director.
Lee is the Artistic Director of Griffin Theatre Company and one of Australia’s leading directors. For Griffin she has directed: The Bleeding Tree (Best Director at the 2016 Helpmann Awards), The Homosexuals, or ‘Faggots’, Rice, Masquerade (co-directed with Sam Strong), Gloria, Emerald City, A Rabbit for Kim Jong-il, The Serpent’s Table (co-directed with Darren Yap), Replay, Silent Disco, Smurf In Wanderland, The Bull, The Moon and the Coronet of Stars, The Call, A Hoax, The Nightwatchman. Other directing credits include: for Griffin and Bell Shakespeare: The Literati; for Bell Shakespeare: The School for Wives, Twelfth Night; for Belvoir: That Face, This Heaven, Half and Half, A Number, 7 Blowjobs, Ladybird; for Hayes Theatre Company: Darlinghurst Nights; for Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC): Hay Fever and David Williamson's Rupert, which toured to Washington DC as part of the World Stages International Arts Festival and to Sydney’s Theatre Royal in 2014; for Sydney Theatre Company: Honour, Love-Lies-Bleeding, ZEBRA!; for Darwin Festival: Highway of Lost Hearts.
The opportunity is free for Arts Industry Program members and limited to ten participants. However you must purchase a ticket to The Bleeding Tree to be able to attend the workshop. Arts Industry Program members can purchase $30 tickets to The Bleeding Tree (subject to availability) by calling the box office at 1300 182 183 or in person.
Please email Daniel Clarke on firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest in the workshop. We need a bio and a paragraph as to why this workshop will benefit your practice.
Deadline for EOIs is 5:00pm, Monday 30 April.