Melissa Lee Speyer

Melissa is a graduate of NIDA (Playwriting, 2011) and AFTRS (MA Screenwriting 2017-2018) as the 2017 recipient of the Foxtel Diversity Scholarship. TV screenwriting credits include Season 1, Episode 23 of The Heights (ABC Drama and Matchbox Pictures) and multiple episodes of Season 2 of Random and Whacky (Eleven and Ambience Entertainment). Theatre credits include TickTickBoom (2018, The Actors Pulse) which won the 2015 Silver Gull Play Award; A Christmas Carol (2017, KXT Bakehouse); and TRADE (2017, Adelaide Fringe and Old 505 Theatre). She is a founding member of The Collective, an Asian-Australian performing arts collective. Her theatre practice is divided between “traditional” text-based, writer-driven plays and experimental, collaboratively-devised work incorporating movement, technology and whatever happens to be handy.

TICKTICKBOOM by Melissa Lee Speyer

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