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NEW: Hear it from the Playwright

This ‘Hear it from the Playwright’ is an APT-exclusive collection of interviews with Lally Katz, Jane Harrison, Michelle Law, and Yve Blake. We spoke to them about their recent works, which are now part of the NSW HSC Drama curriculum, […]


APT is absolutely thrilled to announce that Amy Sole and their play “Nan’s Place” is the winner of the 2024 Max Afford Playwrights Award. It was chosen unanimously by the panel of esteemed judges as a work with distinctive voice, […]

APT Writers Groups: Q&A updates + APPLY NOW!

In case you missed it: On Thursday evening last week we had our Q&A session for our pilot program APT Playwrights Groups: Write Together, Rise Together. Thanks so much to everyone who came! It was a great turnout and we […]


Applications for the Erin Thomas Regional Playwrights Fund and the Duologue Programs are now live! These programs are part of our 2024 Season – you can check out the full season here. If you have questions about eligibility and how […]


Our 2024 program launched on Friday! You can check out all of the cool things we’ve got lined up so far by heading to our 2024 program page. Here’s a little overview for you: Keep updated! As always, make sure […]

NEW – Belvoir St Theatre Education Resources

This collection is a selection of education resources created by Belvoir St Theatre for recent premieres and Australian classics, many of which are on curriculum lists across Australia. Resources include classroom activities, production images, and insights into elements of production […]

NEW: The Sustainability Collection is here!

APT is very excited to announce the launch of our Sustainability Collection! Curated and compiled by our Education Consultant Zoe Hogan, this collection highlights sustainability as one of the Australian Curriculum’s three cross-curriculum priorities. While tailored to educators, this collection […]


Submissions are now OPEN for the Max Afford Playwrights’ Award, Supporting Young Playwrights between 18 and 40 years of age. The biennial award is an initiative of the late Thelma May Afford, who in her will established a fund to […]

Scenes from the Climate Era – Q&A with playwright David Finnigan

To celebrate the publication of Scenes from the Climate Era, we (virtually) sat down for a Q&A with playwright David Finnigan to discuss how teachers can approach his work in the classroom. What do teachers need to keep in mind […]

APT Presents a free, two-day playwriting lab with playwright, Michele Lee – NEW IDEAS, SCENES, AND A PLAGUE OF RATS

The lab will be run with care, curiosity and deep respect – there’s no pressure or expectation to get things ‘right’, only to keep listening to what excites you as a writer and write towards that. Think of it as […]

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