Portrait of Roslyn Oades

Roslyn Oades

Roslyn Oades is a theatre-maker and performer. She has a long-standing interest in audio-driven performance projects, and is best known for her pioneering work in headphone-verbatim theatre.

As a writer/director, her productions include: I’m Your Man (Belvoir/Sydney Festival/Mobile States national tour), Cutaway: a Portrait (Vitalstatistix), Stories of Love & Hate (Urban Theatre Projects/Sydney Theatre Co) and Fast Cars & Tractor Engines (Urban Theatre Projects/BYDS).

She was the 2013 Female Director-in-residence at Malthouse Theatre, where she developed her latest work, Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday, soon to premiere at the Malthouse Theatre as part of the 2014 Melbourne Festival.

Roslyn is a contributing author on the Currency Press publication, VERBATIM Staging Memory & Community, edited by Paul Brown. She also moonlights as cartoon voice performer - including major roles on the animated TV series: Tracey McBean, Bananas in Pyjamas, Zigby, Dogstar, ZuZu & the SuperNuffs, Bambaloo and Sea Princesses.