Tahli Corin graduated as an actor from the Centre for the Performing Arts (ACArts) in 2002. Her debut play Bumming With Jane premiered as part of the 2008 B Sharp season. In 2009, Tahli was the winner of the Philip Parsons Young Playwright’s Award. Her second play, One for the Ugly Girls won the audience vote at Playwriting Australia’s Kicking Down the Doors initiative, was shortlisted for the 2010 Rodney Seaborn Award and enjoyed a successful seasons at 505 in Sydney, La Mama in Melbourne and the 2013 Adelaide Fringe Festival where it won a Fringe Weekly Award and The Critics Circle Award. For Sydney Theatre Company, Tahli wrote The Arcade which was presented as part of Money Shots. She also developed Girl In Tan Boots through the Company’s Rough Draft program before it was presented as part of the Women Playwrights International Conference in Sweden, 2012. In 2013 Girl in Tan Boots premiered at Griffin Theatre Company, with a follow up season at The Basement, New Zealand. Tahli was Resident Playwright at Playwriting Australia in 2012, as well as Resident Dramaturg at the Griffin Studio, where she worked on The Boys, presented as part of the 2012 Sydney Festival, A Hoax by Rick Viede and Between Two Waves by Ian Meadows. In 2014, Tahli’s short work Before the Moon was presented by the Tamarama Rock Surfers as part of Bondi Feast, she directed Annie’s Room for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and was Assistant Director on The Sublime by Brendan Cowell at Melbourne Theatre Company.
Girl in Tan Boots
by Tahli Corin
"Griffin Theatre's latest production, Girl In Tan Boots, could be a clichéd crime story but comes out as a ...