Bria McCarthy


Q Emerging Artists Mentorship (2014, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre)

Playwave Creative – (2018 – Present, Shopfront Arts Co-op)

Propel writing initiative– (2016, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre)
ATYP National Studio – (2018, Bundanon Trust)

PYT Ensemble – (2019, Powerhouse Youth Theatre, Fairfield)

The Writing Zone – (2022, WSU Writing and Society Research Centre)


Originate: The  Bacchae  – Promotion assistant (2015,  Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre )

Originate: How to Make a Happy Meal – Ensemble/ deviser (2017, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre)

Originate: Mouth of the River – Assistant Director (2018, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre)

Chainplay – Co-writer (2019, SUDS)

A Game For Flies – Writer and Director, (2019, PYT Fairfield)

Buzz Sonnet – Featured artist, Writer and Director (2020, Create or Die Marrickville)

P’s Get Degrees – Assistant Director (2020, film)

Virus: A Fugue – Cast, (2020, Estonian Cultural Exchange)

Stories From Liminas – Writer and Director, (In Development)


3 Short stories in ‘Patient Zero’ – (2021) Chapbook by The Writing Zone 

‘Sand Dreams’ – (2022) Offsite


Studio Q – Teacher, Drama (2019 – Present,  JSPAC)

Shopfront Arts Coop – Substitute teacher, drama (2019)
Cranbrook Junior School – Teacher, speech and Drama (2019 – 2021)

About Me

I’m a Western Sydney based emerging artist in working theatre and creative writing. My practice involves physical theatre, puppetry, devised projects and experimental storytelling.