The Wheeler Centre Gala 2019: Crush: Faustina Agolley
'Knowing April doesn't like pizza, I ask if she wants to eat at the Plaza Hotel.'
Faustina Agolley reflects on a pivotal, New York-based crush.
For our 2019 Gala Night of Storytelling, we invited some of our favourite writers and thinkers to dish about their fictional crush. It may have been a character of page, stage, screen or stereo – or some life-changing, out-of-reach hero of the real world.
Faustina Agolley is a TV host, actor, DJ, producer and writer. She’s hosted Video Hits, The Voice and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. She made her stage debut with Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company’s co-production of the Molière award-winning play, The Father, alongside theatre luminary John Bell in 2017. Faustina has toured Australia and New Zealand as Oprah Winfrey’s resident DJ and written for Sunday Life, Women of Letters and the upcoming anthology, Growing Up African in Australia, out through Black Inc. this April.