About me

Deborah Mulhall

 

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Summary

Creative professional with extensive project experience from concept to development. Talents include design, team skills and production management.  Talented writer and director with a strong background in theatre. Portfolio available at deborahmulhall.com.

Skills

  • Excellent communication
  • Proficiency in theatre production
  • Time management skills
  • Imaginative and creative artist

Experience

01/1986 to 12/2018

Playwright

Various companies

Original works

Breathless - 2018

The Matilda Waltz - 2015 at New Theatre and Factory Space Theatre

The Making of Elizabeth 2009 at Players in the Pub.

Hell's Belles  - 2006 season at Workshop Theatre and later that same year for Factory Space Theatre Co

The Jocasta Complexity: premiered at the Workshop Theatre June 2005

Cry Wolf (Honorable Mention New York New Works of Merit Playwriting Competition 2003),  performed in New York at 13th St Repertory Co. Oct/Nov 2004). Performed at Workshop Theatre, July 2004 and Factory Space July 2006.

Gentlemen Incorporated (currently optioned for film) and performed every year since 1992 by various companies throughout the world.

Stage Adaptations of

Pride & Prejudice - performed in  Australia and the United States

Sense and Sensibility – professional productions in Australia

Les Liaisons Dangereuses - translatedd and performed in Thailand and

Australia

The Scarlet Pimpernel - performed in England and Australia

Short Plays

The Kiss - a triptych of short plays for the LGBTQI community. Translated into Spanish and currently touring Ecuador.

Jane Austen Made Me Do It - finalist in Short and Sweet Festival 2012

The Candidate - Short and Sweet popular choice

 

01/1986 to 12/2018

Director

Various companis

The Lieutenant of Inishmore  - New Theatre 2018

Much Ado About Nothing - Genesian Theatre 2017

Bully Boy - Knight of Play Productions 2016

Britannia Waves the Rules - New Theatre 2015

Goodbye Charlie - Factory Space Theatre Co 2014

Julius Caesar -  Factory Space Theatre Co 2011

And before then: 

Don's Party; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Arsenic and Old Lace; Blithe Spirit; Valentino – The Musical;  Whose Life is it Anyway?; Butterflies are Free; Harlequinade; Goodbye Charlie; The Fantastics ,Jesus Christ Superstar; Speed-the-Plow; Pride & Prejudice; Sense & Sensibility; The Jocasta Complexity; The Scarlet Pimpernel; Cry Wolf.

 

01/1990 to 12/2018

Artist Development

Various companies

 Artist development - successfully trained applicants to audition for acting schools Stella Adler in New York and Creative Arts at Wollongong University.

Festival Officer: Judging Co-ordinator for SHORT+SWEET – the biggest little play festival in the world. 2012/13/14

 Invited fellow - Footlights Revue 1973 Cambridge University England

 President of the Illawarra Council for the Performing Arts (1984‑85) successfully securing of funds and completing the construction of the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.

 Business Manager (and Life Member) of Wollongong Workshop Theatre (1978-2001)

 Member Ars Viva (1976-1979),  Playworks, Parnassus Den,  Arcadians Theatre Group, Roo Theatre Company, New Theatre and Factory Space Theatre Company

 Founding member, Lake Theatre Group and Parramatta Theatre Company.

Actor – early years in theatre played various roles including Kate (Taming of the Shrew), Raina (Arms & The Man) and Titania (Midsummer Night's Dream)

Web site, designed and developed personal website, www.deborahmulhall.com

Education and Training

 

Bachelor of Arts: Literature and History

UNSW Sydney Sydney, NSW

 

 

Diploma of Education: Education

University of Wollongong Wollongong, NSW

 

 

Associate of Applied Science: Library

Edith Cowan University (ECU), Mount Lawley Campus Mount Lawley, WA

 

 

Associate of Arts: Directing

NIDA Kensington, NSW

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