Kathryn Marquet

Kathryn is a playwright and actor, with a passion for saving the planet. Her pub-lished/performed works include: Dear Australia (Playwriting Australia); The Secret Garden (QT Young Artist Ensemble/Dead Puppet Society); The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek (Playlab/La Bo-ite); The Owl and the Pussycat (Little Match); Furious Creatures (QPDA Finalist/Playwriting Aus-tralia workshop participant); and Pale Blue Dot (La Boite). In 2017, Kathryn was Playwright In Residence at Playlab, and, in 2013, Playwright in Residence at La Boite Theatre Company. Kathryn sat on the board of Associate Artists at Queensland Theatre from 2011 until 2013 and was Emerging Artist at Queensland Theatre in 2009. Pale Blue Dot was nominated for the Lord Mayor’s Award for Best New Australian Work and Best Main Stage Production at the 2014 Matilda Awards. Kathryn has recently completed her Masters of Philosophy in Playwriting from UQ. Kathryn’s theatre performances include Magpie (Playlab), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Glass Menagerie, As You Like It, Ruben Guthrie and The White Earth (La Boite), Faustus (Bell Shakespeare/QT), The Crucible, Maxine Mellor’s Mystery Project, and 25 Down (Queensland Theatre), Bastard Territory (JUTE/Brown’s Mart), Prehistoric and After All This (Elbow Room), April’s Fool (Empire), Tender (...and Moor), Risk (Umber), Catholic School Girls (ThreeSist-ers/Mad Cat), and Brontë (ThreeSisters). Her film and television credits include the SITGES award-winning film Postmortem Mary (Josh Long); feature film Don’t Tell (Tori Garrett), and series’ Secrets & Lies (Hoodlum/Network Ten), and Sisters of War (ABC). She won the 2009 Matilda Award for Best Emerging Artist, was nominated for the 2019 and 2010 Matilda for Best Supporting Actress and won Best Ensemble at the 2015 Melbourne Green Room Awards for Prehistoric. She is a graduate of the acting program at the University of Southern Queensland.

PALE BLUE DOT by Kathryn Marquet

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