Lee Lewis

Lee Lewis is an Australian theatre director.

Lewis trained as an actor at Columbia University in New York.[1] Returning to Australia, she completed a Masters of Directing at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2005.[2][3]

She was appointed artistic director of Sydney's Griffin Theatre Company in 2012.[4] Lewis received the 2016 Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Play for Griffin's production of The Bleeding Tree.[5] Lewis was appointed artistic director of the Queensland Theatre Company in 2019, succeeding Sam Strong who was her predecessor at Griffin as well.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Theatre director Lee Lewis uses Top 100 influential women title to tackle domestic violence on stage". ABC News. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Sunday Brunch with Lee Lewis". ABC Sydney. 17 October 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  3. ^ All alumni – 2005, National Institute of Dramatic Art
  4. ^ Fulton, Adam. "Diversity a key issue for Griffin's new artistic director". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  5. ^ Rugendyke, Louise (25 July 2016). "Helpmann Awards 2016: Matilda the Musical sweeps the board with 13 wins". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Lee Lewis is Queensland Theatre’s new artistic director" by Phil Brown, The Courier-Mail, 20 September 2019 (subscription required)

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