Sally Richardson

Sally has worked as a writer, director, dramaturg, performer, producer, and lecturer for various companies and organisations including Black Swan Theatre Company, Perth Theatre Company, Deckchair Theatre, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, The Flying Fruitfly Circus, NICA, NAISDA, WAAPA, Curtin & ECU Universities. Productions of her work have been awarded Helpmann, Green Room, Blue Room, and Ausdance WA Awards and been presented nationally and internationally. As Artistic Director of Steamworks Arts she has created works for circus, contemporary dance, music theatre, puppetry and other hybrids, most recently the award winning Standing Bird 2 which toured to Hong Kong in 2014. She is a past Director of Playworks and Stages WA and was a member of the Australia Council Theatre Board 2001-5. Sally is a core artist with Performing Lines WA and works for Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company. Sally has received an Australia Council Dramaturgy Fellowship, a Creative Artist’s Fellowship from WA Department of Culture & Arts, and in 2014 she received Australia Council funding for skills development in Cultural Leadership. In 2015 she will be undertaking an Asialink residency in Taipei, Taiwan.