The Making of Anthem with Susie Dee

The history and process of Anthem

Join Susie Dee, acclaimed Australian theatre director (SHIT, ANIMAL, THIS IS EDEN), for a workshop on the making of Perth Festival 2020 show Anthem.

About the Workshop

Participants will learn about the history of the work including Who’s Afraid of the Working Class, and the Melbourne Workers Theatre, as well as the process of making Anthem. From development through to rehearsal, production and remount, this is a chance to get first hand insight into how Anthem was made and develop your own directorial practice along the way.

Who You Are

We’d love for you to submit an EOI if you are:

  • A theatre director with a minimum of 2 years directing experience
  • Live in Western Australia

Workshop Details

Date: Thursday 13 February 2020
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Venue: King Street Arts Centre, 357 - 365 Murray St, Perth WA 6000
Cost: FREE!

Expressions of Interest

To participate in this workshop you need to:

  • Complete a workshop expression of interest form below
  • Agree to the Festival Connect Workshop Terms & Conditions

Important Dates

Monday 3 February 2020          Expressions of Interest close

Wednesday 5 February 2020     Notification of workshop participation

Thursday 13 February 2020       Workshop

Susie Dee has worked extensively in the theatre as a performer, devisor and director in Australia and overseas for the past 30 years. She has been the Artistic Director of three theatre companies: Melbourne Workers Theatre (MWT), Union House Theatre (UHT) and Institute of Complex Entertainment (ICE), whose projects went on to win various awards and received many accolades for their ground-breaking site-specific work. In 2011 Dee was the recipient of the Australia Council residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. She has directed works for MTC, Malthouse Theatre and many independent theatre companies and has been nominated for and won numerous awards. She recently directed Patricia Cornelius’ plays, SHIT and Love, both touring to the 2019 Venice Biennale Theatre Festival.


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