Margaret Davis


Margaret Davis is a writer for both theatre and film. Her plays include mainstage, physical theatre and plays for young audiences.

Margaret also has had extensive experience as a theatre director, including premiere productions of seminal Australian plays. Her plays The Monk, Spilling Bodies and Women through the Windows were staged by her own company, Two Planks and a Passion.

Other plays include The Woman on the Twenty Dollar Note, Mad Before Mid-Day, Unspeakable Acts and the short plays Black Iris and Tattoo You.

Margaret has recently completed her first screenplay, Trick of the Light, and is working on a second, In the Pink, as well as a new stage play, Shearwater.

Margaret is the recipient of the Fay Mokotow Memorial Award, a Varuna Writer’s Fellowship and an AWGIE nomination. She has received Australia Council funding for both development and production of her work. Three of her works have been completed as commissions and she has also been included in development programs with ANPC and Playworks.

Margaret has lectured at the University of Western Sydney and the University of Wollongong and is currently lecturing part time in Film and Theatre in the BA in Performance at AADA.

She also works as a freelance script assessor and dramaturg.

FORGING AHEAD  add to cart
ISIS DREAMING  add to cart
SPILLING BODIES  add to cart
UNSPEAKABLE ACTS  add to cart
THE WOMAN ON THE TWENTY DOLLAR NOTE  add to cart