Jane Bodie is an acclaimed writer for both theatre and television who in 2007 won the prestigious Louis Esson Prize for Drama awarded by the State of Victoria, Australia.
Jane was nominated for the Patrick White Playwrights' Award in 2002 and won a Green Room Award for Outstanding Writing on the Melbourne Fringe the following year for her series of monologues, Still.
Jane is currently based in Australia after three years as Head of Playwriting at the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney.
She is an Artistic Associate at The Griffin Theatre in Sydney and her new play Hinterland is currently in development at NIDA. She is writing for film, television and theatre in both her native UK and Australia.
Jane has worked extensively as a playwriting teacher, mentor and workshop leader, in universities, schools, prisons and among the community.
Commissioned by the Melbourne Theatre Company
A new work for Bell Shakespeare in response to themes in The Tempest.
Play looking at mental illness
New play about a disappearing tribe