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Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Kip Williams was appointed artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company in 2016.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde 2022 single work drama

'A classic mystery, a dazzling transformation

'The award-winning creative team behind the sold-out smash hit The Picture of Dorian Gray returns with another vivid adaptation of a Gothic classic, transformed for the stage through engrossing live video. Written and directed by STC Artistic Director Kip Williams, this spellbinding adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s mystery for the ages is set to be an unmissable production on the cutting edge of theatrical and cinematic design.

'Penned by one of the English language’s greatest writers, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde follows London lawyer Gabriel Utterson as he attempts to unravel the mysteries surrounding his friend Dr Henry Jekyll and the shadowy new presence in his life: Mr Edward Hyde. One of the most gripping and intricate tales ever told, this chilling detective story has captivated artists and audiences alike for generations.

'Two virtuosic actors – Matthew Backer (Cloud NineA Midsummer Night’s DreamChimerica) and Ewen Leslie (Julius CaesarRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadThe War of the Roses) – will perform all the roles in the thrilling chronicle of the doomed and divided Jekyll, the rapacious Hyde, and the transfixed Utterson, caught in between, in a dazzling production that will blur the lines between good and bad, the self and the other, the public and the private, and the artist and the audience.' (Production summary)

2022 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Direction of a Mainstage Production
2022 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best Mainstage Production
The Picture of Dorian Gray 2020 single work drama

'Oscar Wilde’s century-old moral fable, packed with witticisms, is as devilishly wicked today as on its debut.

'Seeing himself in a dazzling new portrait, an exquisite young man makes a Faustian wish for eternal youth. Dorian Gray throws himself into a life of wanton luxury drifting from the pampered salons of Victorian London to the darkest recesses of the capital, and revelling in the splendour of his beauty which remains forever golden. Meanwhile, the portrait – banished to an attic – becomes more and more grotesque.'

Source: Sydney Theatre Company.

2023 winner Victorian Green Room Awards Direction : Theatre - Companies
2023 winner Victorian Green Room Awards Production : Theatre - Companies
2021 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Stage Design of a Mainstage Production
2021 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Direction of a Mainstage Production
2021 winner Sydney Theatre Awards Best Mainstage Production
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