Author

JANIS BALODIS

Janis Balodis

Janis Balodis is a freelance writer, director and dramaturg.

Major plays; Too Young for Ghosts (1985), No Going Back (1992), My Father’s Father(1996) premiered at Melbourne Theatre Company. Music theatre works for NORPA; The Mercenary (1997), Mr. Barbecue (2001), The Flood (2004), Electric Lenin (2007), Railway Wonderland (2012 & 2015) and Dreamland (2016 & 2019). Other plays include Wet and Dry (1986) and Engine (2010).

Positions held include Associate Director MTC directing 11 productions, Artistic Associate QTC, member of Literature and Theatre Boards of the Australia Council.

Janis has a PhD from QUT (2012).

RED CAP by Janis Balodis
THE GHOSTS TRILOGY by Janis Balodis
TOO YOUNG FOR GHOSTS by Janis Balodis
WET AND DRY by Janis Balodis
NO GOING BACK by Janis Balodis
MY FATHER’S FATHER by Janis Balodis
PERFECT SKIN by Janis Balodis
ENGINE by Janis Balodis

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