Timothy Daly

Timothy Daly is a playwright, teacher and dramaturg, with numerous national and international productions of his plays. These include Kafka Dances, Livingstone, Complicity and The Private Visions of Gottfried Kellner, which won the 2000 Australian Writers’ Guild AWGIE for Best Australian Play. In 2006, Derrida In Love enjoyed a sell-out season at the Ensemble Theatre. Timothy has also written extensively for radio; his plays have been broadcast in seven countries. Outlanders, co-written with Peter Garrett, won the 2001 AWGIE for Best New Radio Play.

Until 2002, Timothy was Dramaturg-in-residence (Script Adviser) at the Australian National Playwrights’ Centre, and is in constant demand as a teacher of writing, having conducted numerous courses and workshops in Australia and overseas. He advises on over 100 scripts and productions a year. His play Kafka Dances has become one of the most internationally-performed Australian plays of the last three decades, having won over 20 national and international awards. Its most recent performance was a sold-out season in Paris, in March-April 2008, and again in December 2008. After a sold-out season at the Festival of Avignon, in July 2009, Kafka Dances returned to Paris in November 2009 for a season at the prestigious Theatre de l’Ouest Paris.

In May 2008, Timothy's most recent play, The Man in the Attic, won Australia’s most prestigious award for a new play, the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award. The first American performance was in April 2009. A French production of the play will take place in 2010, with a five-theatre co-production across France.

KAFKA DANCES by Timothy Daly
THE MAN IN THE ATTIC by Timothy Daly

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