Her plays have been variously shortlisted for the Phillip Parsons Fellowship for Emerging Playwrights, the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award, the Max Afford Playwrights Award, and the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award. She was nominated for Best Director at the 2019 Green Room Awards for ‘my sister feather’ and ‘let bleeding girls lie’ was selected to represent Australia at the 12th Women Playwrights International Conference in June 2022. It was also nominated for five Green Room Awards in 2022, winning Best New Writing for Independent Theatre.
Julian works as a director, performer, dramaturg and producer. He was trained at the Victorian College of the Arts and his practice focuses primarily on developing and presenting new theatrical works.
In 2022 Julian directed The View From Up Here by Fiona Spitzkowsky for VIMH at Theatre Works. Previously, Julian was a Theatre Works Associate Artist (2018) where he assistant-directed and sound designed the critically-acclaimed season of Polygraph by Marie Bressand and Robert La Page (dir. Tanya Gerstle, Theatreworks), and in 2018 he also assistant-directed Broken by Mary Anne Butler (dir. Susie Dee, fortyfivedownstairs). Julian was the Performance Director of Underground Cinema from 2013-2015, directing 14 large-scale immersive theatre events in non-traditional venues across Melbourne and Sydney.
Julian has been making theatre since 1997 and is a proud member of Equity.
Jules and Liv are always up for a conversation – just shoot them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.