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Melissa Reeves Melissa Reeves i(A15016 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Melissa Reeves is a Melbourne playwright.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2012 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Development of The Lost Act, a black comedy with theatre and circus
2012 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Professional development program including:attend the IWTF in Sweden, visit the UK and write 2 plays
2007 Literature Board Grants Grants for Established Writers $20,000 for performance writing.

Awards for Works

Uprising 2016 single work drama

'A group of young students taking radical action: rescuing a young asylum seeker, then hiding her from the authorities.' (Source: Monash University website)

2017 nominated AWGIE Awards Community Theatre Award
The Gap 2014 selected work drama

Three plays by female Australian playwrights, all centring on the 'gap year': the year after the end of high school.

2015 winner AWGIE Awards Community Theatre Award
Happy Ending 2012 single work drama 'Louise is in her forties, happily married (more or less) and fairly content with her life. So why has she developed a desperate and passionate crush on her Chinese masseur? Months of daily manipulations have brought her neither release from her infatuation nor any closer to consummating it. The young man has her in his grip.' Source: www.mtc.com.au/ (Sighted 11/09/2012).
2013 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Nick Enright Prize
2013 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
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