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Staging Australian

Womens Lives

A research project that sees the stage as an ideal laboratory for crafting and rehearsing responses to social inequalities.

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Theatre, Feminism and Socially Engaged Art

The Project

This project draws attention to the indelible achievements and contributions of Australia’s women theatre makers. Working with a national network of directors and dramaturgs, actors, designers, producers and theatre companies, the project will document the methods theatre makers use to address gendered oppression and violence.

The Team

The project is led by Professor Stacy Holman Jones, Associate Professor Anne Harris, Associate Professor Alyson Campbell, Dr. Misha Myers and Dr. Peta Murray. Mish Grigor is a PhD Candidate and Rachael Stevens is Research Officer for the Staging Australian Women’s Lives project.

Get Involved

Have your work over many years documented, celebrated and put to practical use. If you are an Australian theatre practitioner who has worked during 1970s to present, contribute to the Staging Australian Women’s Lives: Theatre, Feminism and Socially Engaged Art project.