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Kate Mulvany

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Kate’s most recent play, Masquerade, a reimagining of the much-loved children’s book by Kit Williams, was performed at the 2015 Sydney Festival and the State Theatre Company of South Australia as well as Melbourne Festival. Kate is currently holding fellowships with Bell Shakespeare and Sydney Theatre Company. Kate’s Medea, co-written with Anne-Louise Sarks, having been produced by Belvoir Street Theatre in 2012, will be preformed in London this year at the Gate Theatre and won a number of awards including an AWGIE and five Sydney Theatre Awards.

Kate won the 2015 Patrick White Fellowship with the Sydney Theatre Company. She’s a BA graduate from Curtin University and an actress who has played leads with major Australian theatre companies in addition to TV and film work, Kate’s had a number of plays produced: Father O FriendlyDerek Drives A DatsunVaseline LolliesBlood and Bone (Winner of Naked Theatre Co’s “Write Now”! Award), Naked Ambition and Storytime.

Her play The Danger Age won the 2004 Phillip Parsons Award and was produced at La Boite Theatre and in 2010 it was produced by Deckchair Theatre Company.

In 2009 The Web premiered at Black Swan Theatre Company and Hothouse Theatre Company. Kate’s play The Seeda Company B commission in which she starred, played B Sharp then transferred to upstairs Belvoir in 2008, it continued on for a national tour and was produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company in 2012.

In 2014, Kate was commissioned by Barking Gecko Theatre Company to adapt Craig Silvey’s novel Jasper Jones, which premiered in July 2015. Since then, Jasper Jones has been staged at Belvoir St Theatre and The Melbourne Theatre Company. It was nominated for a 2015 NSW Premier’s Award.

Recently, Kate has developed a feature screenplay of The Seed, has written two episodes for Netflix’s Beat Bugs and is currently in development for an untitled Matchbox Pictures 1 hour drama.