Geordie is one of Australia’s leading theatre and music theatre directors. From 2012 – 2019. He was the Artistic Director and Co-CEO of State Theatre Company South Australia during which time he more than tripled the Company’s activity and instigated its first three ever international tours.
Since graduating from Flinders University Drama Centre, Geordie has directed work around Australia, the UK and Asia.
One of his latest productions for Frantic Assembly and the Lyric Hammersmith, Things I Know To Be True, recently enjoyed a return four-month, sell-out season in the UK. His directing credits also include Machu Picchu, Kryptonite and Spring Awakening: The Musical (Sydney Theatre Company), Animal Farm, The Gods of Strangers, Sense and Sensibility, In
The Club, Vale, Macbeth, A Doll’s House, Betrayal, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Footfalls, The Importance of Being Earnest, Little Bird, The Seagull, Maggie Stone, Hedda Gabler, The Kreutzer Sonata, Speaking In Tongues, romeo&juliet, Ghosts, Attempts on Her Life, The Dumb Waiter, Ruby Moon and Hot Fudge (State Theatre Company South Australia), Toy Symphony (Queensland Theatre Company), Knives In Hens (Malthouse Theatre), Metro Street (Arts Asia Pacific, Power Arts, Daegu International Musicals Festival). Baghdad Wedding, Tender and Disco Pigs (Belvoir), The City (nowyesnow), Marathon, Morph, and The Return (Fresh Track), Tiny Dynamite (Griffin), Macbeth and The Laramie Project (Adelaide College of the Arts).
His productions have won and received nominations for Helpmann, Greenroom, Sydney Critics Circle, Adelaide Critics Circle and Curtain Call awards and appeared in festivals including MONA FOMA, Midsumma, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and the Adelaide International Festival of the Arts.
Geordie has also worked as a producer, dramaturg, teacher, event director and curator for organisations including the Adelaide Festival, The National Play Festival, University of Wollongong, Australian Theatre for Young People, Australian Fashion Week and Queensland Theatre Company.
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