Kirsty Marillier

Kirsty is a South African/Australian actor and award winning playwright currently based in Sydney.

Kirsty’s theatre credits include Home, I’m Darling (Sydney Theatre Co), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Michael Cassel Group), Shabbat Dinner (Griffin Theatre Co), Coma Land (Black Swan State Theatre), MacbethA Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest (Sport For Jove Theatre Co). Kirsty’s screen credits include The Greenhouse (feature), My Friend Anxiety (web series), Hook Up (short) and Home and Away (TV).

Kirsty is the 2020 winner of the Max Afford Playwrights Award for The Zap and a 2020 Darlinghurst Theatre Next in Line writer. Kirsty is the 2019 winner of the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award for her debut play – Orange Thrower, which will have its 2021 stage premiere with Griffin Theatre Company and National Theatre of Parramatta with Kirsty playing the lead role of Zadie.

Kirsty studied at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and gained a Bachelor of Arts at Curtin University. She is also a proud member of MEAA.

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