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1-55 Foveaux St,
Surry Hills NSW, 2010.

120 King St,
Melbourne VIC, 3000.

Our Teachers
Sally Blackwood

“Something wicked this way comes, and it is sure to thrill audiences”
Peter McCallum, Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 12 September 2011.

“Highly recommended.” 9/10
Elissa Blake, The Sun Herald, Sunday 18 September 2011

Background: Born, Australia. Post Graduate Directing, National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), 2006.
Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Theatre/Film, French), University of New South Wales (UNSW), 1997.

I am a director; producer; production, operations & tour manager; writer and French interpreter. Production credits include: circus; opera; theatre; orchestral, cabaret & vocal ensemble music; dance; comedy; musicals; television commercials; series drama; short film; and live festival events.

Director in Residence: Sasha Waltz & Guests, BERLIN 2014 - Orfeo, premiered Dutch National Opera.

Artistic Director: Associate Artistic Director, Patch Theatre Company, 2014 Residency, www.patchtheatre.org.au

Co-Artistic Director, Jigsaw Theatre Company (ACT), 2010- 2012, www.jigsawtheatre.com.au

Artistic Director KidsPlay, programme, Glen Street Theatre (Sydney), 2008-2010, www.glenstreet.com.au

Artistic Director, Green Badger Productions (independent theatre and event company), 2005-2011

Circus Tour Director:
Director/Tour Manager, CIRCA Contemporary Circus, www.circa.org.au
Wunderkammer; CIRCA (Helpmann Award Best Physical Theatre 2012); Wings of Desire.

Performing Arts Producer: Sydney Opera House, 2002-2007, www.sydneyoperahouse.com
Producer/Tour Manager: Coco’s Lunch, www.cocoslunch.com and Polyfollia Festival, www.polyfollia.org

Director Opera repertoire: Macbeth (Opera Australia, www.opera-australia.org.au); Mozart/Menotti Live Radio Opera, Orphée aux enfers, Il Campanello di notte (Sydney Conservatorium of Music);

Assistant Director: Falstaff (Gran Teatre del Liceu www.liceubarcelona.cat); Il trovatore, Tannhäuser (OA).

Director Music/Theatre repertoire: The Little Mermaid (Concert Hall,
Sydney Opera House); The Butcher and The Bear (The Edge, Auckland NZ); Antigone (French language, Atelier Théâtre); Colder Than Here (NT);One Good Beating (NIDA); Savage/Love (NIDA); Pear l Verses the World (stage adaptation for Jigsaw Theatre Company);

Assistant Director: Shopping & F**king (NIDA); Duck (Belvoir St Theatre); Singing the Lonely Heart (NT).

Writer/Director Musical Theatre repertoire: Journey to the Planetsby Holst (The Concourse); JACK! The Musical, Music Book ‘09 & ‘10, The Royal Seed, Strings & Things (Sydney Opera House); Jason and the Argonauts, Hansel & Gretel (NIDA). French-English interpreter : Le ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris www.operadeparis.fr (Australian Tour); Sydney Festival; Melbourne Festival; Atelier Théâtre; Polyfollia Festival Basse - Normandie, France.

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Emerge Festival, Australian Institute of Music.