Alison Richards in Hey Joe! Napier Street Theatre 2015
Hey Joe! Alison Richards in Hey Joe! Napier Street Theatre 2015
Alison Richards and Debra Batton in Unkind La Mama Carlton 2013. Image: Nancy Black
Image: Black Hole Theatre
Alison Richards in Instability Strip. Image: Theatre Works

Other Projects 2010-2020


Let’s Dance? in disembodied homage to Irving Berlin and Samuel Beckett. With Dirty Nicola and the Spud Hussies (Cerise Howard, Katrina Wilson O’Brien, Dave O’Brien, Nicola Bell), music arranged by Cerise Howard

Hey Joe! there was an old lady who swallowed a fly … a solo live animated cartoon with shadow puppets and other fun stuff. Music by Dandelion Jackson

Unkind good sister, bad sister, you know how it goes, or maybe you don’t? Magic and mayhem with physical theatre, vegetables and kitchenware including a Very. Large. Knife … With Debra Batton, directed by Nancy Black

Short works presented by Black Hole Theatre as part of Slam Noir for Castlemaine State Arts Festival 2012; Into the Black Hole, Explorations season at La Mama Carlton 2013; Aria! at Northcote Town Hall 2013; Ambush! at Maldon Puppet Festival VIC and Fracas! At Delmar Gallery NSW 2014; Your Work in Focus masterclass at Napier Street Theatre South Melbourne for BHT’s Fermenting Change sector development program, 2015

With collaborating artists including Nancy Black, Debra Batton, Bernard Caleo, Cerise Howard, Katrina Wilson, David O’Brien, Nicola Bell, Dandelion Jackson, Rod Primrose

Writer/deviser/performer, Project Coordinator

Tango Tangents 2011 multidisciplinary concert on the music and culture of tango

My contribution included a short performance piece for three women’s voices Last Tango in Brunswick/Braybrook/Beaumaris written with Jackie Kerin, and lyrics to three new tango songs, ‘What’s a Girl To Do’, ‘Solitary’ and ‘The Tango’ with music by Faye Bendrups and Guillermo Anad. Performances at La Mama Carlton Courthouse Theatre and Big West Festival, Footscray

Collaborating artists Faye Bendrups, Jackie Kerin, Guillermo Anad, Dave Evans, Ella Filar

Writer/theatre maker/performer/musician, Project Director

Instability Strip 2010, a contemporary multidisciplinary performance about stars, black holes and the decolonization of history. Part of Girls at Work season, Theatre Works St Kilda for Melbourne Fringe Festival

Collaborating artists: Natasha Moszenin (composer), Guillermo Anad (composer and performer), Yoni Prior (dramaturg), Zoe Stuart (set and costume design), John Cumming (video sequence), Bec Etchell and Faye Bendrups (stage manager/performers). For Theatre Works Katelyn B (production manager), Angela Pamic (admin and promotion)