Mark Rogers is a multi-award winning playwright and theatre-maker. In 2019 he won both the Griffin Award and Sydney Theatre Company’s Patrick White Award. That play, Superheroes, was also shortlisted for Stuckemarkt at Theatertreffen as a part of the Berlin Festspiele in 2020. He has produced celebrated work with some of Australia’s most innovative independent companies: Woodcourt Art Theatre, Applespiel, Bodysnatchers and re:group. His previous work as a writer includes: Superheroes (Griffin Theatre) The Pecking Order (Shopfront), Tom William Mitchell (Merrigong Theatre Company), Plastic (Old 505 Theatre), Target Audience (Novelty UK), The Buck (Rock Surfers, Bondi Feast), Soothsayers (Brisbane Festival: Under The Radar), Blood Pressure (Rock Surfers, Old Fitzroy Theatre) and Gobbledygook (PACT, AC Arts Adelaide). His play Blood Pressure is published by PlayLab. His work on projects with the performance collective Applespiel, 2008-present, include seasons at major theatres nationally and internationally. He holds a PHD from the University of Wollongong.
by Mark Rogers
"Rogers has achieved more than the merely moving, he's drilled down and hit a nerve that will twitch in everyone ...