Melita Rowston is a writer, director and performer. She’s a graduate of NIDA (Directing), VCA (BFA- Painting) and UTS (MA – Creative Writing). Recent credits: Cockroach (Writer/Director, Adelaide Fringe ’19, Melbourne Fringe ’18, Sydney Fringe ’18), Between the Streetlight and The Moon, (Writer, Kings Cross Theatre/Shortlisted for 2016 STC Patrick White Playwright’s Award) ’17, Ljubicica: Wild Violet (Writer/Director, Casula Powerhouse, ’17, Melbourne Cabaret Festival, ’16, Winner BEST MUSIC Sydney Fringe, ‘15) THE GIANT WORM SHOW! Winner Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund Award, ’17 (Writer/Performer, Adelaide Fringe ‘17, Sydney Fringe ‘16), 6 Degrees of Ned Kelly, (Writer/Performer, Adelaide Fringe ‘16, Sydney Fringe ‘15, Melbourne Fringe ’15 /This is About, ABC Radio National ‘17) Hey! Yeah! It’s Molly’s Travelling Worm Show! (Writer/Performer, Malthouse Theatre) ’13. Her other produced plays include: Crushed (New Theatre, Spare Room), SPEW (Darlinghurst Theatre), Sugarbomb (TRS), Solitude in Blue (Griffin), Swing Girl (Griffin). She has presented her performance poetry in Paris, Sydney and Byron. Full credits: www.melitarowston.com
by Melita Rowston
"A bold and emphatic production of a very polished play, 'Crushed' is a provocative and poignant entertainment" — Sydney Arts ...