Kathryn Marquet is a playwright and actor, with a passion for saving the planet. Her plays include: The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek (Playlab/La Boite), The Owl and the Pussycat (Little Match/Commonwealth Games); Pale Blue Dot (La Boite); Furious Creatures (Queensland Premier’s Drama Award Finalist); and The Secret Garden (Dead Puppet Society/Queensland Theatre Young Artist Ensemble). As an actor, Kathryn has worked extensively in Australian theatre and film & television for La Boite, Queensland Theatre, Playlab, Bell Shakespeare, Elbow Room and many other independent companies. She performed in the recent feature Don’t Tell, Channel Ten’s Secrets and Lies and ABC miniseries Sisters of War. Awards Include: Matilda Awards: Best Emerging Artist, 2009 (winner); Best Supporting Actor, The Crucible (nominated); Lord Mayor’s Award for Best New Australian Work, PBD (nominated); Best MainStage Production, PBD (nominated); Melbourne Green Room Awards: Best Ensemble, Prehistoric (winner). Positions: Playwright In Residence, Playlab, 2017; Playwright in Residence, La Boite, 2013; Associate Artist, Queensland Theatre, 2011-2013; Emerging Artist, QT, 2009. Training: USQ (Acting); UQ (Playwriting).