Bruce Gladwin

Bruce specialises in the development of adventurous theatrical work, working as director, designer and writer. For Back to Back Theatre he has created Mental (1999), Dog Farm (2000), Soft (2002), Small Metal Objects (2005), Food Court (2008) and Ganesh Versus the Third Reich (2011). He collaborated with Rosemary Myers at Arena Theatre Company to develop the Anthropop Trilogy (Autopsy, Mass and Panacea), which has been recognised for its dynamic integration of technology and theatre. In 1998 Autopsy toured to North America while Panacea premiered to acclaim at the Melbourne International Arts Festival. In 1999, the trilogy, along with Oblong, garnered the prestigious ASSITEJ International Honorary President's Award for inspiring, provocative and experimental ways of expressing a new theatrical language. Bruce’s other credits include The Island with Lano & Woodley, Blue Rinse Club with MOMO (Museum of Modern Oddities) for the 2004 Melbourne International Arts Festival, Road Movie for Melbourne Workers Theatre and Act Director for Circus Oz‘s New York season at the New Victory.

Read Bruce's State of Play, MAKING THEATRE: MEANING AND METHOD here


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