Peter Beaglehole writes plays and performance work.
In 2022 he received the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award for his performance text Calendar Days. With RUMPUS he has presented a work in progress reading as part of their Baby Plays’ program, and Strata in their 2020/2021 curated season. Strata was shortlisted in the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award in 2018 and received the 2016 State Theatre Company of South Australia’s Young Playwrights’ Award. His work has also been staged and presented online in ATYP’s Intersection 2017, published by Currency press, the 2013 Come Out Festival (Now DreamBIG Children’s Festival), and in Critical Stages’ 2021 Come to Where I Am.
Currently he is working on The Joy of the Horror of Being, a comedy about resilience, the end of the world and his spinal tumour.