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BELVOIR AWARDS 2021 BALNAVES FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP TO THOMAS WEATHERALL

Thomas Weatherall. PIC by Kate Williams

Belvoir is pleased to announce Kamilaroi man Thomas Weatherall as the 2021 Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellow.

A $25,000 paid residency, the Balnaves Fellowship gives the Fellow the opportunity to work at Belvoir as a resident artist to create a work for the stage. It seeks to be deeply collaborative, offering an invitation to have a voice in Belvoir’s artistic decision-making processes and the opportunity to support other Indigenous artists through Belvoir’s creative development and programming.

The Fellowship (previously the Balnaves Award) has long been recognised as one of the most prestigious playwriting awards in Australia, attracting entrants of the highest calibre. Previous recipients (including Leah Purcell, Nakkiah Lui, Kodie Bedford and Nathan Maynard) have submitted exceptional works that consistently affirm the depth of talent amongst our nation’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander theatre-makers.. Continue reading BELVOIR AWARDS 2021 BALNAVES FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP TO THOMAS WEATHERALL