Eamon Flack finished his BA at the University of Queensland in 2000 and trained as an actor at WAAPA from 2001 to 2003. He has since worked as a director, writer, actor and dramaturg around Australia and internationally, from Milikapiti on the Tiwi Islands to London.
For Belvoir, Eamon’s directing credits include Counting and Cracking (with Associate Director S. Shakthidharan), Angels in America, The Glass Menagerie, Packer and Sons, Ghosts, Ivanov, Babyteeth, Life of Galileo, As You Like It, The Rover, Twelfth Night, The Blind Giant is Dancing and The End. He was Associate Writer with S. Shakthidharan on Counting and Cracking.
He co-adapted Ruby Langford Ginibi’s memoir Don’t Take Your Love to Town with Leah Purcell, and co-devised Beautiful One Day with artists from ILBIJERRI, version 1.0 and Palm Island.
His adaptations include Chekhov’s Ivanov, Gorky’s Summerfolk, Sophocles’ Antigone and Ibsen’s Ghosts. Ivanov won four Sydney Theatre Awards including Best Mainstage Production and Best Direction. The Glass Menagerie and Angels in America both won Best Play at the Helpmann Awards. Counting and Cracking won Best Play, Best Direction and Best New Work at the Helpmann Awards, the Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, and the Victorian Literary Prize and the Victorian Premier’s Award for Drama.