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Noelle Janaczewska

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Noëlle is a prolific and much produced playwright. Plays include The History of Water (Germany, Ottawa, The Gate Theatre, STC New Stages), Historia (STC Australian People’s Theatre), Madagascar Lily (PACT Youth Theatre, St Martins Youth Arts Centre), Slowanska Street (plus radio adaptation AWGIE Award winner), Cold HarvestThe Butcher’s Wife, Jennifer in Security (Vital Statistix), Connie and Kevin and the Secret Life of Groceries and Songket (co-winner Grffin Award and Asia Link Prize).

Radio scripts include Hinx MinxGlissando 24 (2001 AWGIE Award winner), My Secret Iceland, The Rush Hour Carillon (2004 AWGIE winner) and Let’s Go Brazil (2006 AWGIE winner).

Her play Mrs Petrov’s Shoe premiered at Melbourne’s Theatre @ Risk in 2006 and won the Queensland Premier’s Award for Stage Play and  Redheads premiered at Old Fitzroy Hotel in 2007. Her play This Territory was produced by ATYP and is published by Currency Press. In 2009 Noëlle won the AWGIE for Radio-Original Broadcast for There’s Something About Eels. She was also nominated for Pitch BlackHer radio play Random Red won the 2012 AWGIE for Best Original Broadcast.

Noëlle is also part of the 7-ON writing group.