Caleb Lewis
Creative
Gender: Male

Bio

Caleb Lewis is a multi-award-winning playwright, theatremaker and experience designer.

Plays include Nailed; Men, Love and the Monkeyboy; Dogfall; Death in Bowengabbie, Rust and Bone; Songs for the Deaf; Bluebottles; Crystal; Aleksander and the Robot Maid; The Honey Bees; In a Dark Dark Wood; Six Million Hits; The River at the End of the Road; Maggie Stone; andClinchfield, which won the inaugural Richard Burton Award for New Plays.

 Games, installations and interactive entertainments include Exclusion Zone; Across a Crowded Room; Half an Hour Visit; and the multi-platform If There Was A Colour Darker Than Black I’d Wear It – Winner of the 2013 Ruby Award for Innovation.

 Currently a resident artist at Griffin Theatre, Australia’s premier new writing theatre, Lewis was mentored by Nick Enright (Blackrock, Lorenzo’s Oil) and Edward Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) He is the winner of an Inscription Award, the Phillip Parsons Award (in absentia), and the inaugural AWGIE (Australian Writer’s Guild Award) for Digital Narrative.

Caleb’s work has been commissioned and/or produced by Bell Shakespeare; Black Swan Theatre Company (WA); State Theatre Company of South Australia and numerous small to large companies across the country as well as overseas.  Current projects include commissions for Hothouse (VIC) and Sport for Jove (NSW) as well as a triptych of interactive projects for the series, Uncertain Playgrounds.

 Reviews and further production details are available at caleb-lewis.com

Reviews

    "It is an outstanding piece of theatre; edgy, touching, relatable and funny - not one to miss!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Radio Adelaide"A really talented Australian playwright, really playing with performance form. Great!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Richard Jordan, ABC Radio National

    "It is an outstanding piece of theatre; edgy, touching, relatable and funny - not one to miss!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Radio Adelaide"A really talented Australian playwright, really playing with performance form. Great!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Richard
    Barefoot Review

    "Lewis's dense, lyrical writing and elliptical approach to a familiar scenario make for a captivating 60 minutes." (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Crikey

    "It is an outstanding piece of theatre; edgy, touching, relatable and funny - not one to miss!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Radio Adelaide"A really talented Australian playwright, really playing with performance form. Great!" (Destroyer of Worlds)
    Richard
    Radio Adelaide