Eamon Flack

Writer | Director

Eamon was appointed as the Artistic Director of Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney in 2016. He was born in Singapore in 1979 and grew up with three brothers in Singapore, Darwin, Cootamundra, the Gold Coast and Brisbane. He trained as an actor at WAAPA and has since worked as a director, writer, actor and dramaturg around Australia and internationally. He has led Belvoir’s new work development in various guises since 2006, and has commissioned and developed many of the more distinctive new Australian plays of the last decade. He has divided his directing career between canonical mainstage plays and unlikely new works.

His productions of The Glass Menagerie and Angels in America won both Helpmann Awards for Best Play. His other key directing credits for Belvoir St Theatre include: Counting and Cracking (winner of the Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Play), his adaptation of Hendrik Ibsen’s Ghosts, The Rover, The Great Fire, The Blind Giant, Mother Courage and Babyteeth.  The Eamon’s key writing and adaptation credits for Belvoir St Theatre include; Associate Writer on S.Shakthidharan’s epic play Counting and Cracking (winner of the Helpmann Award for Best New Australian Work), adapting Hendrik Ibsen’s Ghosts and co-adapting with Leah Purcell, Ruby Langford Ginibi’s Don’t Take Your Love To Town. He also adapted Sophocles’s Antigone, directed by Matthew Lutton for ThinIce and Perth International Arts Festival.

For enquiries regarding Eamon Flack please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.