Courtney Stewart is a Director, Dramaturg, Actor and Teaching Artist. She has worked on a number of productions and developments of new Australian work such as Eat Me for NIDA and STC, Playing Beatie Bow and Hamlet – Prince of Skidmark, Australian Graffiti for STC, Neon Tiger by Julia-Rose Lewis and Single Asian Female by Michelle Law for La Boite and Belvoir St Theatre, A Ghost in My Suitcase by Vanessa Bates, Siti Rubiyah by Katrina Irawati Graham, Barbaric Truth by Jordan Shea, Orange Thrower by Kirsty Marillier and White Pearl by Anchuli Felicia King. Courtney is the current Richard Wherrett Fellow at STC.
Courtney was the Assistant Performance Director for the City of Sydney 2016 Chinese New Year Lunar Lantern Festival. She was also a participant in the Directors Initiative in partnership with Contemporary Asian Australian Performance and STC.
As a dedicated Teaching Artist, Courtney has worked with Sydney Theatre Company, NIDA, ATYP and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, specializing in producing and facilitating creative, EdTech and special access workshops in the areas of drama, film-making & editing, music, coding, Virtual and Augmented reality, robots for space exploration and physical computing.
Courtney was previously Chair of the Equity Diversity Committee and a delegate to the National Performer’s Committee. She is also a board member for Contemporary Asian Australian Performance.
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