Anthony Skuse

head of performance


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Anthony Skuse

Anthony is a director, dramaturge and teacher. His directing credits include: Suzie Miller’s Caress Ache (Griffin Theatre Company); Jessica Bellamy’s Shabbat Dinner (Rock Surfers); Chekhov’s Platonov (ATYP Selects); Nick Payne’s Constellations (Darlinghurst Theatre Company) which received four Sydney Theatre Award nominations for 2014; Anthony Neilson’s Realism (WAAPA); Diana Son’s Stop Kiss (Unlikely Productions) nominated best actress, Sydney Theatre Awards 2014; Bite Me – The Voices Project, Australian Theatre for Young People; Simon Stephen’s On the Shore of the Wide World (Griffin Independent) which received two Sydney Theatre Award nomination for 2014; Amy Hertzog’s 4000 Miles (Under the Wharf, Sydney & La Boite, Brisbane) which received two Sydney Theatre Award nominations for 2013; Simon Stephen’s Punk Rock (Under the Wharf) which received three Sydney Theatre Awards for Best Independent Production, Best Direction, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role; Henry Purcell’s Dioclesian (Pinchgut Opera); Tracy Letts’ Bug, Jose Rivera’s References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Marius Von Mayenburg's The Cold Child, Michael Gow's Live Acts On Stage (Griffin Independent Sydney); Robert Faquar’s Bad Jazz, Mark Ravenhill’s pool (no water) The Presnyakov Brothers’ Terrorism (Darlinghurst Theatre Sydney); Janis Balodis’ Too Young For Ghosts, Tony Kushner’s Bright Room Called Day (NIDA); The Greek Project: Aischylos, Euripides and Sophocles: a special project at ATYP, for twenty women, aged nine to sixty-nine.

Anthony is Head of Performance at Actors Centre Australia, where he has been on staff since 1994. He has also taught at Sydney’s College of Fine Arts and NIDA, where he was an Associate Lecturer for Performance Practices and taught Repertoire with Playwrights from 2009 to 2012.

Training: Drama Studio Sydney.