Alex Nicol


Alex Nicol's plays include: 'The Boy Who Climbed Windmills', produced by Groundswell productions for the Festival of Sydney in 1992 with productions at the Wharf, The Riverside Theatre in Parramatta and the Zenith Theatre; 'Dancing Ground', winner of a special award at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Company's international playwriting competition in 1992; 'Minties for the Tin', winner of the Wal Cherry Play of the year in 1992 with production by the MRPG in Albury, subsequently revived by La Mama Theatre Company in Melbourne as a VCE production in 1996, touring production SOACT theatre, 2004; 'Tiger Country', staged readings by The Melbourne Writers Theatre, La Boite Theatre Company and RTC, pro/am production by Kyneton Theatre Company, 1994; 'Skin Deep', production by Jack in the Box Theatre Company, 1994, and by Horla at the Rose and Crown, London, 2001; 'Bough Break', staged reading by Melbourne Writers Theatre, 1995; 'Pickle Bottle Hill', commissioned by Barnstorm Theatre Company and runner up in the London International Playwriting competition, 1996, staged reading by the Warehouse Theatre Company London; 'Three Toe Scratch', short-listed for the Patrick White Award, 2002; 'Buying the Bag', produced by the Riverina Theatre Company as part of a festival of short plays, 2005; 'Pigeons in the Park', produced by Triangle Theatre New York as part of the Beast Festival, 2005; and 'The Girl I left Behind Me', currently under consideration for a touring production.

Other work includes 'Penny a Program', commissioned by the Old Colonialist Association of Melbourne for a performance piece to celebrate its centenary; 'Mad Mage', performance commissioned by Wagga City Council for the launch of the Federation Amphitheatre project; and 'A Land Fit For Heroes', a six-hour radio documentary series on soldier settlement following the First World War, produced for the ABC.

THE GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME  add to cart
THREE MONTHS TWO WEEKS FOUR DAYS  add to cart