Anne-Louise Sarks is the resident director at Belvoir. She works professionally as an actor, director and dramaturg. In 2011, Anne-Louise held the positions of Associate Artist for Belvoir, Director in Residence at the Malthouse Theatre Company and from 2010-2013 Artistic Director of The Hayloft Project. For Belvoir, Anne-Louise has directed Stories I Want to Tell You in Person, directed and co-wrote Medea, was assistant director on The Wild Duck and dramaturg on Thyestes. Her most recent work Medea won five 2013 Sydney Theatre Awards including Best Direction, Best Mainstage Production and Best New Australian Work. It was also awarded an AWGIE for Best Stage Play and nominated for four 2013 Helpmann Awards including Best Direction, Best New Australian Work and Best Play. Her other theatre credits include The Seed (Melbourne Theatre Company); The Nest, Yuri Wells and By Their Own Hands (The Hayloft Project). Her acting credits include The Suicide, By Their Own Hands (B Sharp/ The Hayloft Project); 3XSisters, The Only Child (The Hayloft Project, Best Independent Production, Sydney Theatre Awards); Return to Earth (Melbourne Theatre Company); The Spook (Malthouse Theatre); and Starchaser (Arena Theatre Company).
by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks
Two young children play games to distract themselves whilst their parents have a very famous showdown.