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Andrea Lemon Andrea Lemon i(A36044 works by) (a.k.a. Andrea Lee Lemon)
Also writes as: Lee Lemon
Born: Established: 1958 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

A graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1981, Andrea Lemon has worked as a barmaid, stand-up comedian and artists' model, as well as working freelance as actor, writer and director with various theatre companies in Melbourne. In 1988 she was writer in residence at Toe Truck Theatre in Sydney.

Lemon was recognised with the ABC Fringe Award for Best Script for Walking on Sticks (written with Sarah Cathcart q.v.) and was nominated for an Edinburgh Fringe First Award for Best Production (The Serpent's Fall, with Sarah Cathcart) and an Awgie Award (Dead Set Straight). As writer/director for physical theatre, Lemon was appointed as the third artistic director of Melbourne's Women's Circus in 2001.

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Awards for Works

Rodeo Noir 1996 single work drama young adult humour Mickey is a cowgirl...a rodeo rider...and the best son her dad ever had. Now she wants to ride the broncs, but the Ladies Bronc Ride was outlawed thirty years ago. Mickey's mum Nel, died when she was six. But when Mickey finds a photo of her mother in the arms of a handsome cowboy, she starts stirring up the bulldust. In to the arena rides Starr, a 60-year-old yodelling cowgirl of dubious gender. Eadie lives her life like she's the star of an old Western. With hair bigger than Texas, and toting more hairspray than talent, Eadie and her band the Starrlets, blow Mickey's tight knit world off rodeo wide apart. (The Australian Script Centre, http://www.ozscript.org/index.htm)
1998 winner AWGIE Awards Major Award
1998 winner AWGIE Awards Stage Award
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