Kirsty Marillier

Kirsty Marillier is a South African actor and award-winning playwright. She is currently a part of the Emerging Writers Group (2022) at Sydney Theatre Company and has two works in development:

ORANGE THROWER – which premiered with GRIFFIN THEATRE COMPANY and National Theatre of Parramatta in 2022. Winner of the 2022 NICK ENRIGHT PRIZE FOR PLAYWRITING and Winner of the 2019 RODNEY SEABORN PLAYWRIGHTS AWARD. Other works include THE ZAP – Winner of the 2020 MAX AFFORD PLAYWRIGHTS AWARD.

Kirsty has been a part of multiple creative programs including Griffin Theatre Company’s Incubator Shortlist (2022) and Studio Artist Program (2020), Sydney Theatre Company’s Rough Draft Program (2019) and Malthouse Theatre’s Besen Writers Group (2018). She has also worked with Fremantle Australia on development of THE JUMP.

Recent acting credits include HOME and AWAY, THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Belvoir St Theatre, Australian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD and HOME, I’M DARLING with SYDNEY THEATRE COMPANY.



Projects on file

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Shane and Cathryn Brennan Prize for Playwrighting Finalist

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