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On Writing: Fleur Kilpatrick

Fleur Kilpatrick. Photo by Sarah Walker.

Fleur Kilpatrick was 17 when she was the co-winner of the State Theatre Company of South Australia’s Young Playwrights Award. She’s since completed a theatre degree at Monash University in Melbourne, studied directing at VCA and competed a Masters of Performance Writing at VCA. She’s worked as an assistant director for Bell Shakespeare and Red… Read more.

Worth inspecting

As an audience member, one appeal of a Fringe festival is the possibility of being stretched by the unfamiliar. This is the case in House + A-1 Steak House, a double bill from playwright Richard Maxwell of the New York City Players, billed as an “exciting night of theatrical absurdity, haunting banality and steak!”. The… Read more.

You must know a lot of THEM…

I have family who used to live in Snowtown; they don’t tell people that anymore. Truro, Port Arthur, Colombine; it only takes one word to recall the horrific violence associated with these places. In 1998, Laramie in Wyoming, USA, made headlines when Matthew Shepard was tied to a fence, repeatedly beaten and left to die on… Read more.