Portrait of Annaliese Constable

Annaliese Constable

Annaliese Constable is a writer, performer and queer rights activist working across standup, queer performance and theatre. 

Renowned for self-deprecating and tragic comedic works, Annaliese has been a regular contributor to Story Club, Club Cab Sav, Erotic Fan Fiction and Penguin Plays Rough.

In June 2014, Annaliese presented a showing of her first major solo work, Annaliese Constable Literally, at Sydney artist-run space The Newsagency. Alongside her regular gigs, Annaliese has performed at the Factory Theatre for the Mardi Gras Great Comedy Debate.

She holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts from the University of Wollongong. While completing her degree, Annaliese lead a protest occupation for queer rights that she subsequently made a documentary about, titled Operation Queer Space

One of Annaliese’s proudest achievements in her life is receiving the ‘Poople’s Choice’ award at Spoken Turd in 2012. Some other highlights in her performance career include singing Fever and dancing seductively while dressed as a cow for Queer Central at the Sly Fox

Annaliese has spent the last ten years working in sexual health for lesbians and same-sex-attracted women, and is currently participating in Next Wave Festival's Kickstart program.