Drama’s Delivery Room

It’s a delivery-room for new Australian drama. Two Flinders graduates will usher an infant play into existence at the upcoming National Play Festival, when Nescha Jelk directs Deluge, the latest work from playwright Phillip Kavanagh.

Deluge is among several new pieces to have their first airing at the annual playwriting event, to be held in Adelaide from July 22 to 25.

Flowing from its strong involvement in drama, Flinders University is one of the Festival’s sponsors. Julian Meyrick, Professor of Creative Arts at Flinders, who was formerly on the board of the Festival’s organising body, Playwriting Australia, describes it as “very high end”. Full story.


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