THEATRE

2018

La Nonna

Play by Samuel Dariol

Dramaturg : La Mama Theatre

 

Can’t Be Tamed

Co-Creator / Director  : La Mama Theatre : Midsumma Festival

 

2017

The Cave Under The Bed

Play by Jack Currie

Director / Dramaturg : La Mama Explorations, La Mama Theatre

 

4 Men The Girl Behind The Door

Play by Elvis Peeters

Assistant Director to Richard Murphet : La Mama Theatre

 

Human Error

Play by Angus Cameron

Director : Arts House Meat Market Stables

Presented by The Bakers Dozen

 

Can’t Be Tamed

Co-Creator / Director / Lx Design : The Bakehouse Theatre : Adelaide Fringe Festival

 

2016

Life On Repeat

Play by Jack Currie

Director : Melbourne Fringe Festival : Victorian College of the Arts : Studio 45

 

Can’t Be Tamed

Co-Creator / Director / Lx Design : The Warehouse : Fringe Hub : Arts House : Melbourne Fringe Festival

 

Who Is The Best?

Co-Creator / Director : La Mama Courthouse / Grant St Theatre

Presented by La Mama : AMES Australia

 

2015

Back To The Future

Co-Creator / Director : La Mama Courthouse / Grant St Theatre

Presented by La Mama : AMES Australia

 

2014

4.48 Psychosis

Play by Sarah Kane

Director : VCA One Acts Season : Victorian College of the Arts : Studio 45

 

Grease: A Tragedy / Devoted: A New Musical

Co-Creator / Director : Midsumma Festival : The Tote / The Workers Club / Northcote Social Club

 

2013

Blindness

Adapted from the novel by Jose Saramago

Creator / Director : Melbourne Fringe Festival : Melbourne University Undergound Carpark & Second Story Studios, Melbourne

 

The Secret Spectacular: Moulin Rouge!

Full-scale backyard guerilla musical adaptation of the film

Co-creator / Director / Actor : A Northcote backyard

Presented by The Backyard Bandits

 

Hotel

Co-Director (Sc. 3) : Guild Theatre : University of Melbourne

Presented by Until Monstrous

 

The Polite Conversation

Play by Catherine Trainor

Director : Short + Sweet Festival : Kings St Theatre (Sydney)

 

2010

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

Play by Anthony Neilson

Co-Director / Set Designer : Guild Theatre : University of Melbourne 

Presented by Theatre Incubator

Winner “Best Production of the Year” – Union House Theatre Awards

 

The Pitchfork Disney

Play by Philip Ridley

Co-Director / Video Designer : Guild Theatre : University of Melbourne

Presented by Theatre Incubator

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin

Director / Actor / Lx Design : St Bernard's College

Presented by St Bernard’s Old Collegians Arts Association

 

Performance Art

2013

The Dig Collective

Performance Art devising series : Various locations

 

Pissing Out The Window, or The End

Live art event : Brunswick Art Space

 

EDUCATION

2014 Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation (Directing) (Victorian College of the Arts)

2012 Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) – Major in Cinema Studies (University of Melbourne) 

 

AWARDS & Achievements

2017 Melbourne Festival Directors Lab for professional theatre directors from Australia and around the world, based on the long-running Lincoln Centre Directors Lab, NYC.

2017 Midsumma Futures nine-month development and mentoring program for queer artists and culture makers

2015 Moreland City Council Development Grant to participate in the Prague Quadrennial

2014 Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship for excellence in my year, VCA

2010 Union House Theatre Best Production of the Year for The Wonderful World of Disoccia, UHT Awards, University of Melbourne Theatre Board

 

POSITIONS

2015-Present Project Co-ordinator and Workshop Leader : La Mama/AMES Australia

2015 Directors Intern : Cybec Electric : Melbourne Theatre Company – The Exact Dimensions of Hell by Bridget Mackey & directed by Luke Kerridge

2015 Malthouse Provocateurs Program : Malthouse Theatre

2015 Directors Intern : Cybec Electric : Melbourne Theatre Company – The Unknown Man on Somerton Beach by Tobias Manderson Galvin & directed by Sarah Giles

2011 Festival Director : Mudfest

2009-2010 Artistic Director : Theatre Incubator

Info

I am a freelance theatre-maker, director and performance artist based in Melbourne, Australia.

justin.nott@gmail.com