Humphrey Bower

Humphrey Bower

Humphrey is an award-winning actor, writer and director based in Perth. He’s worked with major and independent companies and artists across Australia for over 30 years. He was a founding member of Melbourne collective Whistling in the Theatre in the 1980s and Perth independent company Last Seen Imagining from 2001 to 2007, and Artistic Director of Night Train Productions from 2007 to 2015.

Writing credits include: The Apparatus (The Blue Room, 2019); Sunset (Maxine Doyle, STRUT/Perth Festival 2019); Masks (Night Train, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, 2012); Skin (Night Train, Blue Room, 2012); Wish (The Blue Room, 2011); Grace (Deckchair Theatre, 2010); The Red Shoes (Thin Ice, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, 2009); The Kreutzer Sonata (Night Train, La Mama/Carlton Courthouse, 2008); Raising the Dead (La Mama, 2007); The Silence (WA Symphony Orchestra, Perth Concert Hall, 2006); The Reader (Last Seen Imagining, The Blue Room, 2003); The Mask and Passengers (‘Airplay’, ABC Radio National, 2001); Bodysongs: The Fatman Tour (TheatreWorks, 1999); Rigoletto: A Perversion (TheatreWorks, 1994); Mother Courage (translator) (Anthill Theatre, 1993); The Idiot (TheatreWorks, 1992).


Blue Bones by Merlynn Tong opens at Brisbane Powerhouse from Wed 18 Aug – Sat 28 Aug!