Patrick Nolan

Patrick has created productions for Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir St, Griffin Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company, Opera Australia, New Zealand Opera and all the major Australian capital city festivals. He has also created major outdoor performances for regional arts organisations such as NORPA – The Flood, and the Queensland Music Festival – The Greatest Show on Earth. He was Artistic Director and CEO of Legs On The Wall from 2009 – 2014, creating works that toured Australia, UK, Korea, and Brazil. These included: My Bicycle Loves You for the Sydney and Perth Festivals and The Voyage for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

In 2015 he was awarded an Australia Council Theatre Fellowship to support research into large scale outdoor performance and the relationship between extreme physicality and storytelling. For the past few years he has been working with Arts OutWest and the CORRIDOR project on the Silos Project a new outdoor performance being created with artists and other community members from the Cowra and Canowindra region, scheduled to première at the Canowindra silos and railway precinct in autumn 2017. Patrick is also a member of the NSW / ACT Arts and Health Leadership Group.

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