Lee Lewis Artistic Director of QLD Theatre Company

In this interview Lee Lewis joins Regina Botros to talk about her life as a theatre maker, how she got to where she is and the people that influenced her along the way, as well as maintaining her sanity during the Covid lockdown.

Lee Lewis is the Artistic Director of Queensland Theatre Company – leaving Griffin last year to move north.

She is one of Australia’s leading directors. For Griffin she has directed: The Bleeding Tree (Best Director at the 2016 Helpmann Awards), The Homosexuals, or ‘Faggots’RiceMasquerade (co-directed with Sam Strong), GloriaEmerald CityA Rabbit for Kim Jong-ilThe Serpent’s Table (co-directed with Darren Yap), ReplaySilent DiscoSmurf In WanderlandThe BullThe Moon and the Coronet of Stars, The Call, A Hoax, The Nightwatchman.

Other directing credits include: for Griffin and Bell Shakespeare: The Literati; for Bell Shakespeare: The School for Wives, Twelfth Night;

for Belvoir: That Face, This Heaven, Half and Half, A Number, 7 Blowjobs, Ladybird; for Hayes Theatre Company: Darlinghurst Nights; for Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC): Hay Fever and David Williamson’s Rupert, which toured to Washington DC as part of the World Stages International Arts Festival and to Sydney’s Theatre Royal in 2014;

for Sydney Theatre Company: Honour, Love-Lies-Bleeding, ZEBRA!; for Darwin Festival: Highway of Lost Hearts.

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