Vivian Nguyen

Vivian Nguyen is an actor and playwright. Some credits include THIS. (dir. David Woods) for the Rising Festival, Quite Drunk, Very Jesus (dir. Peter Blackburn) for Melbourne Fringe, WPRRHRN (dir. Sarah Vickery) and The Other Place (dir. Jessica Dick) at Theatre Works. She co-founded Between The Buildings and performed in highly acclaimed shows: Almost, Maine (dir. Peter Blackburn) and What Every Girl Should Know (dir. Cathy Hunt). She also performed in sold out show Under The Skin (dir. Caitlin Overton) which she co-wrote as part of LaMama’s 2019 Exploration season. Her play Thin Threads was shortlisted for the STC’s Patrick White Playwrights Award and was accepted into Playwriting Australia’s Rapid Fire Program and Elbow Room Theatre’s Development Program. She’s in Theatre Works She Writes residency where If The Penny Drops is being developed and was selected for ATYP’s National Studio with her piece Bugged. Vivian is one of the selected artists in Footscray Community Arts Centre RESIDENCE program. She has also written for screen which includes short film Shifted which is directed by Bethany Whitmore.

Friday 9 July, 7.30-8.50pm AEST

Free, bookings essential

The Lawler, Southbank Theatre
140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank VIC 3006