Julian Meyrick is Strategic Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders University and Artistic Counsel for the State Theatre Company of South Australia. He was Associate Director and Literary Advisor at Melbourne Theatre Company 2002–07, and artistic director of kickhouse theatre 1989–98. He was a founder member and Deputy Chair of PlayWriting Australia 2004–09 and a member of the federal government’s Creative Australia Advisory Group 2008–10. He has directed many award-winning theatre productions, including Angela’s Kitchen, which won the 2012 Helpmann for Best Australian Work. He has published books on the Nimrod Theatre and the MTC, two Currency House Platform Papers, and numerous articles on Australian theatre history and Australian cultural policy.


Pieces by Julian Meyrick

The value of culture
Edition 55: State of Hope

F**k popular culture
Edition 36: What Is Australia For?

Top girl
Edition 40: WOMEN & POWER

The river or the boat?
Edition 23: Essentially Creative

Griffith Review