Gita Bezard


GITA BEZARD is a playwright, director, performer and theatre maker, living between Melbourne and Perth. She mostly works with The Last Great Hunt.

In 2016 she was nominated for The Victorian Premier’s Award for her play Girl Shut Your Mouth, which premiered at Black Swan State Theatre Company. She has twice won the Black Swan Emerging Writers Award. She has been commissioned in 2017 to write a short play for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, in 2015 by Curtin University to write In A Bony Embrace and in 2013 by Perth Theatre Company to adapt two short plays by Eugene Ionesco.

In 2012 she received a DCA Young People and the Arts Fellowship to do professional development in the UK and USA.

In 2016 she was playwriting lecturer at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
As a Writer/Director for The Last Great Hunt: The Talk (2018), The Advisors (2017, The State Theatre of WA), All That Glitters (2016).

As a performer/devisor for The Last Great Hunt: Improvement Club (2018, The State Theatre of WA), Price Tag (2017, Fringeworld), Monroe and Associates (2017, Fringewordl), Minnie and Mona Play Dead (2015, Brisbane Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival).

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