Michael Li Cha Zi

Michael Li Cha Zi has written a number of plays. The first, 'Christmas at Turkey Beach', an extravagant farce, was first directed by Aarne Neeme for the QTC in November 1995. 'Every Perfect Gift', a psychological drama, has been produced several times including by Tropic Line Theatre Company, Brisbane Arts Theatre and La Mama. Other plays include "The Soprano Frog", a political drama, featured in the Warehouse Theatre's (London) 2006 International Festival, and "Butcher's Rocks". Li Cha Zi has a Masters Degree in Drama and a PhD by research in the Creative Industries. He has also written and directed scores of educational, corporate and documentary videos and films, has writing credits in commercial television, and has received numerous awards for short fiction which has been published extensively both in Australia and overseas. He currently teaches English, and lectures in creative writing and writing for film and television.