RESUME

DIRECTOR - FILM

2020     My Father's Shed by Henry Hudson - The Hope Theatre (Hope at Home), London

 

2019     Life After Death by Becky Simon (1st AD) - ScreenJam, London

2017     Jesus Redux after Charles Mee - LZA Creative, London

DIRECTOR - THEATRE

2020     KING by Dennis Matsikas (Postponed due to COVID-19) - The Hope Theatre/LZA Creative, London

2018     Everyone I've Ever Loved or Slept With or Both by M. Saint Clair - Revolving Days/Sydney Fringe, Sydney

2018     Killing Katie: Confessions of a Book Club by Tracey Trinder - Ensemble Theatre (Boat Shed Project), Sydney

2018     Yours the Face by Fleur Kilpatrick - LZA Creative/Blood Moon Theatre, Sydney

2018     Debris by Dennis Kelly - LZA Creative/Blood Moon Theatre, Sydney

 

2017     The Eisteddfod by Lally Katz - LZA Creative/Etcetera Theatre Camden, London

 

2017     A Woman Alone by Franca Rame & Dario Fo - LZA Creative/Etcetera Theatre Camden, London

 

2015     Ride by Jane Bodie - Red Scarf Theatre/Camden Fringe, London

2013     Red Black and Ignorant by Edward Bond - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

 

2012     This is Baby Doll after Elia Kazan & Tennessee Williams - Factotum Theatre/TAP Gallery, Sydney

 

2012     Jesus after Charles Mee - Factotum Theatre/TAP Gallery, Sydney

 

2012     Lovely Ugly by the company - Griffin Theatre (Festival of New Writing), Sydney

 

2012     Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov - Factotum Theatre/TAP Gallery, Sydney

 

2012     Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen - Factotum Theatre/TAP Gallery, Sydney

 

2011     Your Heart is My Piñata by Liz Arday - Factotum Theatre/TAP Gallery, Sydney

2010     One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest by Dale Wasserman - Elanora Players, Sydney

DIRECTOR - R&D + SHORT FORM THEATRE

2019     Gravity by Bradford Elmore (R&D) - PLAYLIST/Seymour Center, Sydney

 

2018     The New Choirmaster by Alexander Lee-Rekers (short work) - Bondi Feast/24 Hour Party Playwright, Sydney

 

2013     Trip the Light, Fantastic by Sharon Flynn (R&D) - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

2011     Hands by Josh Forward (short work) - Griffin/ATYP 24 Hour Play Generator, Sydney

 

2011     Fatima and Maama by Asher Wyndham (short work) - Short & Sweet, Sydney

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - THEATRE

2018     The Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn | Director Mark Kilmurray - Ensemble Theatre, Sydney 
 

2018     Unqualified by Genevieve Hegney & Catherine Moore | Director Janine Watson - Ensemble Theatre, Sydney

 

2013     Beached by Melissa Bubnic | Director Shannon Murphy - Griffin Theatre, Sydney

2013     Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare | Director Bagryana Popov - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

 

2012     The Lunch Hour by Chris Aronsten | Director Kate Gaul - Siren Theatre Co,/Darlinghurst Theatre, Sydney

 

2012     Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker | Director Shannon Murphy - Ensemble Theatre, Sydney

 

2012     The Voices Project: One Sure Thing by Various | Director Tanya Goldberg - Australian Theatre for Young People, Sydney

 

2011     As You Like It by William Shakespeare | Director Kate Gaul - Siren Theatre Co./Carriageworks, Sydney

2003     Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker | Director Di Turner-Judd - Peninsular Theatre Company, Sydney

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2013     Graduate Diploma in Performance Creation (Directing) - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

2014     Bachelor of Arts (English Literature & Modern History) - Macquarie University, Sydney

 

2007     Advanced Diploma in Acting (The Meisner Technique) - The Actor's Pulse, Sydney

 

2014     Certificate IV (Small Business Management) - Open Training Australia

RESIDENCIES, AWARDS & LEADERSHIP
2015 -       Artistic Director - LZA Creative, London & Sydney
2020         Co-Director - ScreenJam, London
 
2018         Resident Assistant Director - Ensemble Theatre (Sandra Bates Director’s Award), Sydney
2018-19    Tutor (Film Acting/Meisner) - The Actor's Pulse, Sydney
2010-13    Artistic Director - Factotum Theatre, Sydney

LIZ ARDAY 

THEATRE DIRECTOR

& FILM MAKER

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