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Andrew Ross Andrew Ross i(A12341 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Andrew Ross was the Director of Playhouse Theatre's Theatre-In-Education team in Western Australia during the 1970s. He was Director of the Black Swan Theatre in Perth, and La Boite Theatre in Brisbane, as well as the Melbourne University Theatre Department, before being appointed as artistic director of the Brisbane Powerhouse in 2003. Ross has taught and directed at the Victorian College for the Arts, and has been Adjunct Professor at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, as well as an Indonesian-Australia Merdeka Fellow.

He has directed premieres of a number of significant Western Australian plays, and has also adapted Randolph Stow's novels Midnite and Tourmaline for the stage, and also adapted Volker Ludwig's 'Max and Milli: a play for children from five years' for the1982 Festival of Perth. Ross's productions have toured throughout Australia, and to Canada and the United Kingdom, and have won a number of awards including a Melbourne Greenroom Award and the Age Melbourne Critics' Award for Best Production.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to the performing arts.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea : The Play 1997 Perth : Black Swan Theatre Company , 1996 Z1051264 1997 single work drama Presents a semi-autobiographical account of Randolph Stow's childhood (although the protagonist is named Rob Coram), from ages six to fourteen, in the West Australian coastal town of Geraldton.
1997 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
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