Sarah Hamilton

Sarah Hamilton

Biography

Sarah Hamilton is a playwright, performer and co-artistic director of Human Animal Exchange.   With Justine Campbell she has created A Donkey and a Parrot (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), The Dust and Us (La Mama), Untold (MTC Cybec Electric) and They Saw a Thylacine.  Thylacine won the Best Performance and Tiki Tour Ready awards at Melbourne Fringe and was nominated for Best Theatre at Adelaide Fringe and three Greenroom Awards: Best Writing, Best Female Performers and Best Production.   Following a collaboration with Malthouse Theatre, Thylacine toured Nationally through Performing Lines in 2016 and was nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best Regional Touring Production.  Human Animal Exchange took part in the inaugural Australian Contemporary Puppetry Residency at Terrapin Puppet Theatre in 2018, and is developing Infrared with Lemony S. Puppet Theatre.  Sarah studied Acting at the University of Ballarat Arts Academy and has a Masters in Writing for Performance through the Victorian College of the Arts.  Her new play, The Split will premiere this year at Old 505 Theatre in Sydney.

 

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