Eamon graduated from the acting course at WAAPA in 2003 and has since worked as a director, actor, writer and dramaturg for Belvoir, Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Bell Shakespeare’s Mind’s Eye, Perth International Arts Festival, Darwin Festival, Playwriting Australia and various other companies.
For Belvoir, Eamon has directed Ivanov, Angels in America Parts One and Two, The Glass Menagerie, Mother Courage and Her Children, Once in Royal David’s City, Babyteeth, As You Like It and The End (which toured to Malthouse Theatre), co-adapted Ruby Langford Ginibi’s memoir Don’t Take Your Love to Town, with Leah Purcell, and co-devised and directed Beautiful One Day (a co-production with ILBIJERRI Theatre company and version 1.0, which has toured to Melbourne, regional Victoria, London and Brisbane Festival). His dramaturgy credits for Belvoir include Neighbourhood Watch, The Wild Duck, Brothers Wreck and The Book of Everything. Eamon’s productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (B Sharp/Bob Presents/ Arts Radar) and Wulamanayuwi and the Seven Pamanui (Darwin Festival) have both toured nationally.
Eamon has adapted and directed Gorky’s Summerfolk (Bob Presents) and his adaptation of Antigone was produced at the Perth International Arts Festival and published by Currency Press.
Eamon’s productions of The Glass Menagerie and Angels in America have both won Best Play at the Helpmann Awards.