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Lucas Stibbard

Lucas Stibbard makes theatre and performance work as an actor, performer, director, designer, dramaturg and writer. With The Escapists, a multi-disciplinary collective he helped found, he co-wrote, co-directed, produced and performed in the critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, nationally and internationally touring boy girl wall (for which he received a Helpmann Award nomination for best actor), Elephant Gun for the World Theatre Festival 2011 and 2012, Attack of the Attacking Attackers!, Packed and Suburbia for the Brisbane Festival. Lucas' performing work both nationally and internationally has included: Bell Shakespeare (Richard III and The Alchemist national tours), La Boite (Straight White Men, The Danger Age, Zig Zag Street national tour), Queensland Theatre (Constellations, The Seagull, Macbeth, Hamlet, Fractions, Grimm Tales, Real Inspector Hound, Black Comedy, Eating Ice Cream With Your Eyes Closed, Richard II), The State Theatre Company of South Australia (Hamlet), Melbourne Theatre Company (North by Northwest) and Windmill Theatre (Grug including IPAY Florida and Imaginate Edinburgh). Film and Television appearances include Hoges, Wanted, Prank Patrol, Kokoda and The Great Raid. He is a member of Queensland Theatre's National Artistic Team, an Arts Queensland Peer, an Australia Council Peer, serves on the board of Backbone Youth Arts and the Queensland Poetry Festival and has been undertaking a Masters of Fine Arts in Cultural Leadership at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.