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Brodie is a Wamba Wamba playwright of Scottish Australian heritage. He has received the Best Emerging Indigenous Artist,and the Young Creatives Award at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021, and the Australia Council for the Arts First Nations Emerging Career Development Award, First Nations Arts Awards 2022.
In May 2021, Brodie’s play Soul of Possum was premiered at the YIRRAMBOI Festival, directed by Beng Oh, with dramaturgy by Declan Furber Gillick. His play Billy’s Choice debuted at Melbourne Fringe, directed by Rachael Maza, with dramaturgy by Geoff Kelso. Brodie performed the role of Billy.
He was a writer for ILBIJERRI’s ‘10 in 10’ 2021 script commissions. His new Deadly Fringe play The Whisper will premiere at the 2022 Melbourne Fringe. The Whisper is directed by Maryanne Sam, with dramaturgy by Mari Lourey and Glenn Shea. He is an alumni of the MTC First Peoples Young Artists Program and was a writer for MTC’s 2022 First Stage playwrights’ program.