Tommy is an award-winning Australian
playwright and director. He studied at the University of Sydney and at
the Australian National Institute for Dramatic Art and went on to win multiple
awards in Australia. In 2009 he came to the National Theatre Studio in London on an exchange.
Holding the Man, Tommy's incredibly successful adaptation for the stage, has been produced across the world and continues to be a huge hit in Australia. The play won multiple awards including NSW Premier’s Award, the 2007 Australian Writers’ Guild Award and the Philip Parsons Award.
Tommy is a current board member of the Australian
Theatre for Young People and the Interplay International Playwrights Festival. He is also Writer in Residence at the Griffin Theatre Company.