Julian Meyrick is a director, theatre historian and deputy chair of PlayWriting Australia. Until recently he was associate director and literary advisor at the Melbourne Theatre Company.
A Research Fellow at La Trobe University and until recently Associate Director and Literary Advisor at Melbourne Theatre Company, Julian has directed many award-winning productions for MTC, STC, SASTC, the Griffin, MWT and his own kickhouse theatre.
As a historian he has written an account of Nimrod Theatre, a history of MTC, and a Platform Paper on the problems facing Australian theatre. He is is Deputy Chair of Play Writing Australia and a member of the federal government’s Creative Australia Advisory Group.