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Julian Meyrick Julian Meyrick i(A62758 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Julian Meyrick has been Professor of Creative Arts, Flinders University and a former associate director and literary advisor with the Melbourne Theatre Company He has written widely on performance theory and practice.  

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient State Library Victoria Fellowship Creative Fellowship for ‘Immigrant artists in Melbourne theatre in the interwar years: The case of Dolia and Rosa Ribush’—a research project exploring the character and activities of two culturally influential theatre artists
2009 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships To produce and present "DO NOT GO GENTLE"

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Angela's Kitchen (Il-Kċina ta’ Angela) 2010 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2012 Z1741987 2010 single work drama (taught in 1 units)

'In 1948, Angela left Malta. Having gathered up five children, she sailed out on the Strathnavar, leaving poverty and the war behind. Her destination: Australia. In Surry Hills, she could build a bright new life. If only she could first learn the language, finish shoring up their dilapidated house, find new friends, get the racist neighbour off her back and keep her son away from sly grog queen Kate Leigh's kids.

'Back in Malta, someone else has made a journey. Making his way along Kalkara's glistening harbourside, a young man with flowing black hair has returned to claim his past. Paul Capsis is walking home.

'A journey that begins at a kitchen table becomes a sprawling family history and a fitting tribute to a much-loved matriarch. Told simply and truthfully, Angela's Kitchen is an astonishingly evocative piece of autobiographical theatre from one of Australia's most versatile performers.'

Source: Griffin Theatre Company website, http://www.griffintheatre.com.au/
Sighted: 15/11/2010

2012 winner Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best New Australian Work
2010 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best New Australian Work
Who's Afraid of the Working Class? 1998 single work drama (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: Melbourne Stories : Three Plays 2000; (p. 1-103)
1999 winner AWGIE Awards Stage Award Original
1999 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Drama Script Stage
1998 winner Victorian Green Room Awards Best New Australian Play Best new play
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