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STC AND NIDA PATHWAY COMMISSION AWARDED TO WRITER EMME HOY

‘Salem’, written by Emme Hoy, directed by Madeleine Humphreys at NIDA in 2017

NIDA and Sydney Theatre Company (STC) are proud to announce the winner of the new pathway for NIDA writing graduates, supported by the Longes Family. The STC and NIDA Pathways Commission has been awarded to Emme Hoy and will enable her to develop a theatrical work to be considered for performance.

Prolific and talented, Emme has written several plays, TV series, adaptations, and commissions. She completed her Master of Fine Arts (Writing for Performance) at NIDA in 2017. She is also an alumna of STC Emerging Writers’ Group. She was shortlisted for the UK’s most prestigious playwriting award in 2019, the Bruntwood Prize, was the recipient of the 2017 Belvoir Philip Parson’s Fellowship, was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwright’s Award, the Griffin Award and the 2018 Theatre 503 Playwriting Award. In 2018 Emme wrote additional text for STC’s acclaimed production of St Joan and took part in their 2019 Rough Draft program with director Imara Savage. Continue reading STC AND NIDA PATHWAY COMMISSION AWARDED TO WRITER EMME HOY

M.ROCK

Valerie Bader as Mabel and Clementine Mills as Tracey in M. ROCK. Pic LIsa Tomasetti
Valerie Bader as Mabel and Clementine Mills as Tracey in M. ROCK. Pic LIsa Tomasetti

Is the divide that has always existed between the generations growing greater and greater as advancements in technology make further and further inroads into our lives?

I think that it would be fair to say that popular opinion would very much answer this question in the affirmative.

One of Australia’s finest young playwrights, Lachlan Philpott, throws a different, brighter light on this whole issue with his new play, M.ROCK. The play’s romantic notion is that the universal love of music has the power to bridge the gap between the generations.

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