Liz Arday is the 2018 recipient of the Sandra Bates Director’s Award.
For Ensemble Theatre, Liz was Assistant Director under Shannon Murphy for CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION in 2012 and will assist Mark Kilmurry on THE NORMAN CONQUESTS trilogy in 2018. Liz’s other Assistant Director credits include BEACHED (Griffin Theatre), THE LUNCH HOUR and AS YOU LIKE IT (Siren Theatre), and THE VOICES PROJECT: THE ONE SURE THNG (ATYP). As Director, Liz’s credits include YOURS THE FACE, DEBRIS, THE EISTEDDFOD, A WOMAN ALONE (LZA Theatre), RIDE (Red Scarf Theatre, London), LOVELY UGLY (Griffin Theatre), HEDDA GABLER, THREE SISTER, JESUS, YOUR HEART IS MY PIÑATA, THIS IS BABY DOLL (Factotum). Liz will direct a rehearsed reading of Tracey Trinder’s new work KILLING KATIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK CLUB for Ensemble in August 2018.
Liz is a graduate of the VCA Director’s Course and also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University.