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Jessica Bellamy is a playwright. She has trained at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts, and the Centre for Cultural Partnerships.

Jessica has worked with a variety of theatre companies, and also conducts drama writing workshops in schools and community organisations in Australia and internationally.

In 2019, she was a guest speaker at the Melbourne Jewish Book Week.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Compass 2012 Brisbane : Playlab , 2013 Z1899890 2012 single work drama children's young adult 'Welcome to orientation camp, kiddoes. This is one week in the bush you'll never forget. It's just you, your tutor group, and Mr Cobbin, learning to grow up, toughen up, and gain those survival skills. Stop crying, Harley! Now everyone grab a compass.

Night one, Mr Cobbin's called away for an emergency. Night two, he's still not back. Night three, and the trouble begins. A boy materialises on the edge of the campfire, asking for help. He's been left out here, who knows how long, fending for himself, just barely surviving. He's been watching them for a couple of days now. Can they help him?

"Compass" is a comedy with a sting in its tail, which asks how far we'll go to hold on to what we think we deserve. If we are barely managing to take care of ourselves, how do we treat an outsider? Is our moral compass set in stone, or can we get lost?' Source: www.atyp.com.au/ (Sighted 08/11/2012).
2012 Inaugural winner ATYP Foundation Commission Award
y separately published work icon Sprout 2010 Fortitude Valley : Playlab , 2013 Z1713569 2010 single work drama 'Australia of the future is an environmentally ravaged country: dry and thirsty, hot and bright, locked in by the sun. Routines have been shaken up, communication has broken down and the links between human beings are being tested. What holds people together in a world that is falling apart?' Source: www.nida.edu.au/ (Sighted 03/08/2010).
2011 winner Rodney Seaborn Playwrights' Award
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