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Board of Directors

Peter Wilson (Chair) Managing Director, Greenhill Australia

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Peter Wilson is the Managing Director with Greenhill, where he provides financial and strategic advice to major Australian corporations and governments.  Peter attended St. Ignatius’ College, Riverview and UNSW, studying law and finance as a Vice Chancellor’s scholar.  He practised as a solicitor with Mallesons Stephen Jaques and lectured in law at UNSW before joining Greenhill.  He is the Chairman of Playwriting Australia, the peak Australian body supporting new writing for theatre, a director of Belvoir Street Theatre Limited and a member of the Finance Council of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict in Australia.  Peter has held board positions with numerous other community organisations including the Inner City Legal Centre (ending as Chairman) and The English Association, publishers of “Southerly”, Australia’s oldest literary magazine (ending as Treasurer). He is interested in, and with his family supports, contemporary visual arts, writing and theatre in Sydney. Peter joined the PWA Board in 2008 as Treasurer on the recommendation of fellow PWA director Bruce Meagher.  In 2010, Peter and his family supported Jane Bodie’s This Year’s Ashes in a co-commission with Griffin Theatre.  The play went on to critical and commercial success and PWA’s donor co-commissioning programme now has a further three plays under development with separate syndicates at Belvoir, Griffin and STC. Email Peter via chair@pwa.org.au

David Berthold  Festival Director Angela Betzien  Playwright  Andrew Bovell  Playwright         Catherine Cameron  Philanthropist  Matthew McCarron,  Partner, Private Enterprise, KPMG



Artistic Director Tim Roseman

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Tim Roseman is a director, dramaturg and producer. From 2007-2012 he was Joint Artistic Director of multi-award-winning new writing venue Theatre503 in London, where his productions included Life for Beginners, The Girl in the Yellow Dress, Breed, Trolls, Peter and Vandy, This Much Is True, Natural Selection, The Final Shot and Decade. His other UK theatre directing credits include: Overspill (Soho Theatre, Churchill Theatre, Bromley), The Arab–Israeli Cookbook (Gate/Tricycle), Don Juan Comes Home from the War (National Theatre Studio), The Girl in the Yellow Dress (Salisbury Playhouse), Skittles are a Reason to Live (BAC), revival of Journey’s End (New Ambassadors, West End and national tour), A Number (Dailes Theatre, Latvia), You Might As Well Live (New End), To My Man (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford/Haugesund Teater, Norway), Lovers (New End), Così (New End), What Didn’t Happen (Old Vic), 90 Minutes (Southwark Playhouse), Blackrock (Young Vic), Recruitment (King’s Head), Our Town (Warwick Arts Centre), On Cigarette Papers (Old Vic/RADA), Kingdom on Earth (Landor), Nearly All Sondheim (Greenwich Playhouse). He has been invited on three occasions to direct the Old Vic’s Celebrity 24-Hour Plays. He has worked extensively in new writing and has developed plays with the Old Vic, Young Vic, Royal Court, Hampstead Theatre, Soho Theatre, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Pleasance, Gilded Balloon (Edinburgh), Caird Company and RADA. He was Joint Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s New Directions season. Other productions include: The Winter’s Tale, Road, The Plough And The Stars, Good, Much Ado About Nothing, The Seagull, The Good Hope, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Cherry Orchard, Love For Love, The Good Person Of Szechwan, The Women Of Troy.

General Manager Michelle Kotevski 

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Resident Dramaturg Iain Sinclair 

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Iain is a director, dramaturg and translator with a strong track record in new writing. Since graduating from the RADA masters program in text and performance studies Iain has been an active advocate of new writing theatre as both director and dramaturg. He has produced over thirty  new plays in a professional context and has been a dramaturg to many others. Iain has also regularly worked as a director and dramaturg for the ANPC and for PWA. In 2003 Iain took a year studying  best practice in developmental dramaturgy, internationally visiting ASK theatre projects in LA, New Dramatists in New York, and the Traverse, Paines Plough, the Royal Court and National Theatre in UK. He is also an established mainstage  director whose recent work includes Our Town, Blood WeddingAll My Sons andMojo. His new writing credits  include the award winning original production of Kate Mulvany’s The Seed,  Tom Holloway’s Beyond the Neck, Donna Abela’s Jump for Jordan and Eddie Perfect’s The Beast  as well as premieres of new work by Duncan Graham, Victoria Haralabidou, Caleb Lewis,  Mary Rachel Brown and most recently James Millar and Peter Rutherford’s new Australian Musical A Little Touch of Chaos.

 Artistic Coordinator  Leila Enright 

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 Program Coordinator Jorjia Gillis

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