The 2020
Lysicrates Prize Finalists

Meet Brooke Robinson


Performed work as playwright

The Flesh (short) commissioned for ‘The Human’ festival, White Bear Theatre, London, UK, November 2019.

Dangerous Lenses, Vault Festival, London, UK, January 2019. Directed by Melissa Dunne for Papercut Theatre.

Good Cook. Friendly. Clean, Griffin Theatre Company, Sydney, May 2018. Published by Currency Press. Directed by Marion Potts.

Good Cook. Friendly. Clean was presented as a moved reading at the Bunker Theatre, London as part of Damsel Productions’ women directors festival on 15th and 16th November 2017 directed by Melissa Dunne. An extract of the play also featured at London’s Pint Size Theatre’s May 2018 show, at Theatre 503, London as part of  Rapid Write Response, and at London’s Drama Studio as part of their 2018 graduating actor showcase.

The Telescope, Red Line Productions for the Old Fitzroy Theatre, Sydney, August 2017. (An extract of The Telescope was featured as part of Imagine 2037, postcards published for the imaginary theatre festival produced by the British Council for their 2017 Edinburgh International Festival showcase).

Lilac Rhino (extract), Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh for  Words Words Words, 2015.

Animal/People, Tamarama Rock Surfers, Bondi Pavilion, 2015. Directed by James Dalton.

Teeth (short) Bondi Feast Festival, Tamarama Rock Surfers, Sydney, 2013. Directed by Cathy Hunt.

Hunger (short) Australian Theatre for Young People, 2012. Directed by Tanya Goldberg. Published by Currency Press in 'The One Sure Thing' Anthology.

Short Film

Hunger Directed by Stephen McCallum, produced by ATYP.


Criterion Theatre’s invitational West End Writers’ Group, London, 2018

Stephen Jeffreys' invitational 'Advances in Scriptwriting' group, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, 2016

Participant at La Mama (NYC) Playwright workshop, Italy, 2013 with Erik Ehn, Head of Playwriting at Brown University, USA

Delegate at 9th International Women's Playwriting Conference, Sweden, 2012

Member of the Australian Theatre for Young People’s resident playwright ensemble, 2011

Graduate Diploma (Creative Writing), University of Technology Sydney, 2010 (Awards: Graduate Outstanding Student Award, first place in course)