Gallery Girls

Chris Aronsten

Comedy • Drama

When an elderly tour guide damages the reputation of a struggling art gallery, a new manager is brought in to control its army of unruly but essential volunteers.


Gallery Girls is a six-part, half-hour narrative comedy series about a group of older women working as volunteers at a government funded, state art gallery. Running functions, raising money and giving guided tours, the work the “Gallery Girls” do is essential to the day to day running of a very …

About Chris Aronsten

Chris is a graduate of the AFTRS (BA, Screenwriting) and the NIDA playwriting studio. His short film, Call Waiting, won the Best Screenplay Award at the 1998 British Short Film Festival. His television credits include Going Home (SBS) David Tench Tonight (Ten) and Comedy Inc. – The Late Shift (Nine). Between 2005 and 2007 Chris wrote a satirical advice column for the Sydney Morning Herald. In 2005, he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research writers’ theatres in the UK, Ireland and the USA. Plays include Human Resources (Darlinghurst Theatre 2006), Malice Toward None (Old Fitzroy Theatre, 2012) and The Lunch Hour (Darlinghurst Theatre, 2012) In 2013, Chris was awarded Inscription’s Edward Albee Playwriting Scholarship. In 2017, Chris will tour his monologue What would Cathy do? to three international festivals: The One Festival (New York), The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and United Solo (New York).York), The Edinburgh Fringe.

Chris Aronsten Screenwriter
Chris Aronsten