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Georgina Harriss


Georgina Harriss is a Melbourne-based writer specialising in screen and theatre. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Screenwriting from the Victorian College of the Arts, where she majored in comedy writing. In 2016 her playlet The Best is Yet to Come was featured in Red Stitch’s annual showcase: Playlist. Georgina was subsequently offered a playwriting residency at Lonely Company and her work was chosen for inclusion in the inaugural Betafest: Theatre in Various States of Undress.

In 2018, Georgina was received a place in the Tessa Waters Mentorship Program as well as in the Australian Theatre for Young People’s Fresh Ink National Mentorship Program. In February, Georgina’s debut play Love Bird enjoyed a successful development season as part of The Butterfly Club’s summer curated program. Love Bird will be running again in October as part of La Mama’s Spring programming.

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