Twice named Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year, Nathan Maynard has been awarded a NEXT STAGE commission to work on a new play inspired by the Adam Goodes saga.
Benjamin Law answers a collection of audience questions about how to write a play – including the mechanics of writing character and dialogue, finding inspiration, and the challenges of writing for the stage versus writing for the screen or the page.
It’s been an especially dramatic year for Andrea James, with the COVID-dictated cancellation of her MTC mainstage debut, and the awarding of a NEXT STAGE commission for her new play inspired by one of colonial Australia's first urban myths.
Phillip Kavanagh and Elise Esther Hearst joined MTC last year as writers-in-residence. They quickly became firm friends, and as they worked together, shared ideas and made each other laugh, an idea for a new play formed almost by accident...
Following a successful Cybec Electric reading earlier this year, Merlynn Tong is thrilled to continue developing her play as a NEXT STAGE writer-in-residence.
Joining MTC this year as a NEXT STAGE writer-in-residence, Emme Hoy has been winning accolades and awards for her writing since high school. As a resident, she’s writing a play that’s a reaction to 2020, but maybe not in the way you’d expect...
Benjamin Law’s debut stage work looks beneath the layers of collected memory to discover the cause of one mother’s affliction.
Diana Lin returns in dramatic style after a 20-year hiatus from stage and screen.
Benjamin Law shares his fears and excitements about joining the fold of a theatre company he has long admired.
Costume and set designers Esther Marie and Rebecca Hayes have conceptualised an imposing, yet intimate physical space for Golden Shield.
Across a five-week rehearsal period at MTC HQ, the Golden Shield team prepared to bring this world premiere to the stage.
Dan Giovannoni isn’t interested in painting a bleak picture of the world.