Madeleine Border

Madeleine Border

Madeleine Border is a Meanjin/Brisbane theatre maker, performer and writer. A voice that mixes political satire and quirky dialogue, she writes to provoke, intrigue and amuse. 

Her new work, a coming-of-age comedy, Big Yikes!, comissioned by Playlab Theatre with the assistance of the Australian Writer’s Guild David Williamson Prize, premieres in 2024. She was Playlab Theatre’s Playwright-in-Residence (2023), Dead Puppet Society Academy Program participant (2022), Assistant Director on Counterpilot’s Breaking (2022), Playlab Theatre commissioned writer for Rising (2021), Incubator Program participant (2021), Playlab Theatre’s Young Playwright-in-Residence (2019), and Backbone Youth Arts resident artist (2019). 

Her co-founded theatre collective, Yours Sincerely, creates experiential and experimental theatre; Deep Breath In (2022), This Fantastic Plastic Planet (2019) and Sometimes it’s Hot like the Sun (2018). 

After graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts (Drama & Political Science), she completed her Masters of Writing, Editing and Publishing in 2019.


Sometimes it’s Hot Like the Sun


Female Monologue Collection Volume 3