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Nicola Gunn Nicola Gunn i(A142301 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Nicola Gunn is 'a performance artist and theatre maker who in 1997 studied Small Companies and Community Theatre at Swinburne University before focusing her studies in Acting at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1999. In 2008 she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation at the Victorian College of the Arts.' (VCA)Source: www.nicolagunn.com/ (Sighted 09/05/2012)..

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Multi-Artform Dance Massive Project Fund $24,974.00

2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Post-APAM Touring Fund $28,218.00
2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Cite International des Arts Residencies $10,000.00

Awards for Works

Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster 2016 single work drama

'Enter the eccentric, charming and mischievous world of creator Nicola Gunn as she navigates the complexities of trying to be a better person in this critically acclaimed new work.

'Are you willing to take part in conflict in order to transform and change the future for the better?

'An incident lasting all of ten minutes is told from three different points of view: a woman is out running and sees a man throwing stones at a sitting duck. What happens next leaves the woman coming to terms with the event and its consequences.

'It dissects the excruciating realms of human behavior in an attempt to navigate the moral and ethical complexities of becoming a better person.

'As acclaimed writer and performer Nicola Gunn recreates scenarios on stage, she will attempt to dissect our motivations for conflict and ask the big question: why can’t we all just get along?' (Production summary)

2016 nominated Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Play
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