Portrait of Georgia Symons

Georgia Symons

Georgia Symons is a maker of theatre, games, and interactive experiences. Her recent work includes: TurboDetective 3000 (National Young Writers Festival, 2015); Follow Me (Melbourne Fringe: Uncommon Places, 2015) In the Dark (Metanoia Live Works, 2015); Iago (Western Edge Youth Arts/Malthouse, 2015); The Alien Meteorites of Federation Square (Pop-Up Playground/Fed Square 2015); Three-Legged Race Around the World (Digital Writers Festival 2015); and A Puppet Show for All Ages (ASYLUM by Apocalypse Theatre Company, Old 505 Theatre 2015). Georgia has worked as an arts educator with companies such as Western Edge Youth Arts, Platform Youth Theatre, University of Technology Sydney, and as a freelance artist in schools. She has been the recipient of the Best New Talent award at Short & Sweet Sydney (2011); the Orloff Family Charitable Trust award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (VCA, 2014); and an ArtStart grant from the Australia Council (2015). Georgia holds a BA in Communications & International Studies from UTS (2013), and a Master’s of Writing for Performance from the VCA (2014).