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James Saunders

James Saunders has performed with the STC, MTC, Company B Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare, Malthouse, Back to Back, KAGE, Eleventh Hour, La Mama, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, and numerous international festivals throughout Europe and USA. He won a Best Actor Green Room Award for The Black Swan of Trespass, by Lally Katz, which then toured to New York, (winner of 8 local and international Awards). He received a Goethe Institute Scholarship to Berlin in 2005.

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Performance

James Saunders has performed with the STC, MTC, Company B Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare, Malthouse, Back to Back, KAGE, Eleventh Hour, La Mama, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, and numerous international festivals throughout Europe and USA. Some recent theatre credits include The Graduate with Jerry Hall, On the production of Monsters, Richard III, Don Juan in Soho, all for the MTC; Bare Witness for Mobile States, Antigone for Company B Belvoir, Fat Pig for STC, Small Metal Objects for Back to Back Theatre touring around Australia and to Europe in 2007-9, and Bell Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona. He won a Best Actor Green Room Award for The Black Swan of Trespass, by Lally Katz, which then toured to New York, (winner of 8 local and international Awards). He received a Goethe Institute Scholarship to Berlin in 2005. Film credits include the feature films The Turning, and Animal Kingdom. TV credits include Offspring, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Winners and Losers, City Homicide, Neighbours, Wilfred, Blue Heelers and Stingers.

Own work/Current Projects/scientific collaborations

James wrote and performed The Harry Harlow Project, premiering at the Victorian Arts Centre in 2009, and touring to Australian capital cities in 2011, now commissioned by ABC Radio for Hindsight. Fugue will have its final development in 2015. James collaborated with Film Director Eron Sheean on the feature Errors of the Human Body at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden (MIFF 2012).

CONTACT

Director – Lee Cumberlidge

Projects