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Shannon Murphy

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Shannon is an AFTRS and NIDA Directing graduate as well as a University of Florida Performance graduate who has worked professionally and internationally as an actor and director with The Virginia Stage Company, Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, First Frontier Outdoor Theatre, Florida Players and The Hippodrome State Theatre. In Australia She has directed Broken & Every Second for Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Orfeo Ed Euridice for the Art Gallery of NSW Spectrum Festival, The Age of Consent for Adelaide Fringe Festival, Trapture for The Old Fitzroy Theatre, My Name Is Rachel Corrie Bliss for B Sharp, Beached, Porn. Cake, Crestfall, Heartbreak Hotel & This Year’s Ashes for Griffin Theatre Company and Tusk Tusk for the Sydney Theatre Company.

She was nominated for a 2008 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Director for My Name is Rachel Corrie; the production won Best Independent Production. Shannon has been Resident Director at Griffin Theatre Company and a recipient of the Mike Walsh Fellowship.

As a deviser Shannon is part of the contemporary performance collective SandS Through the Hour Glass, winner of the Sydney Morning Herald Award for Most Thrilling Theatrical Event in 2010.