Noel Anderson


Noel Anderson completed NIDA’s Playwright Studio 1996 and has worked as a director, writer throughout Australia. His work includes: Germ Warfare, and The Carer which played at Sydney’s Belvoir Street Theatre.

Noel's strictly adult play Sammy & Dave was performed to packed houses at the Stables Theatre in Sydney, where it ran for three months. 2001-2002 saw Noel’s children’s play Kylie Kastle Throws a Party performed in schools across the country by Troubadour Theatre Co.

As dramaturg, Noel worked on Kingdom, an Australian musical based on the King Arthur Legend. Noel assistant directed on the first ever Aboriginal sitcom produced on SBS called The Masters. In 2004 -2006, Noel worked on a feature film script, Adult Services and a new play, Moonshot, about the American Lunar landing. But, wanting an adventure, he packed up and moved to Melbourne where he directed Dark Angels with Pop Diva Katie Underwood.

In 2008, Noel’s short play Pulling Out won Midsumma’s Pink Shorts Festival and Noel's production The Water Sellers at Dante's was awarded Best Director at the Monash Theatre Festival. In 2013, Noel's written work was performed in the show Love Letters at the Melbourne Arts Centre and his play Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes of Fame played to full houses at La Mama, Courthouse.

Other recent directing work includes: Friday Night in Town, A Fitzroy Romance, Blowing Whistles, and Especes Menacees for the Melbourne French Theatre Company.

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