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Katie Pollock

Artist, Writer

Katie Pollock is a Sydney-based playwright. 

Her plays for theatre are Normal; The Becoming; The Hansard Monologues (Age of Entitlement); Blue Italian/Nil by Sea; The Hansard Monologues (A Matter of Public Importance); The Blue Angel Hotel; A Quiet Night in Rangoon; A Girl Called Red; and numerous short works. Her plays and adaptations for radio are Beetroot: A bloody journey through roots and belonging; Nil by Sea; Contact; O is for Oxygen; and Blue Italian.

Her works have been produced by the ABC, Apocalypse Theatre, Casula Powerhouse, Eastside FM, Hothouse Theatre, Merrigong Theatre, Museum of Australian Democracy, New Theatre, Newtown Theatre, Old 505 Theatre, Redline Productions, Seymour Centre, Site & Sound Festival, subtlenuance, Sydney Fringe Festival, Tamarama Rock Surfers and The Street Theatre.

She is the winner of the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award; the Martin Lysicrates Prize; the inaugural Town Hall Theatre (USA) ‘Ingenious’ grant; the Inscription/Edward Albee Playwriting Scholarship; the Australian Writers Guild’s What Happens Next competition; and Hothouse Theatre’s Solo competition.

She has been nominated for two AWGIES and was a finalist in two Silver Gull Awards and the Woodward/Newman Drama Award (USA). Normal is published by Currency Press.

Contact Details www.katiepollock.com/
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TheatreOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 29 May - 15 Jun 2019

Acting Normal

The title of her new play begs a question, writes Katie Pollock: What is 'normal' anyway?

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