Steve Rodgers was born in Newcastle, grew up in Tasmania, and spent a couple of years in Canberra before training as an actor at Theatre Nepean in Sydney’s Western Suburbs.
Steve’s play Ray’s Tempest was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and nominated in the Best New Australian Work category of the Sydney Theatre Awards following productions at both Belvoir and Melbourne Theatre Company. Steve’s second work Savage River played at the Griffin Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company and the Tasmanian Theatre Company and was also nominated for Best New Australian Work at the Sydney Theatre Awards. As well as writing for television Steve has worked as an actor in film, theatre and television for the last twenty years.
by Steve Rodgers
"Steve Rodger's new play kneads family drama and intercultural rom-com with traces of desire and sexual violence into intimate..