shopping cart icon

Maxine Mellor

Maxine Mellor is a multi‐award winning young playwright from Queensland. She won QTC’s Young Playwrights Award (2001, 2002, 2003); the George Landen Dann Award (2005); a Matilda Award for Best New Work for Production (2005); and a Matilda Award nomination for Best Emerging Artist (2008). She is currently a finalist in the 2012/2013 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award.

Maxine was an Australian playwright delegate at World Interplay (2005); Associate Writer with QTC (2006‐2008); an alumnus of ATYP’s Fresh Ink writing program (2008, 2009); and recipient of the Fresh Ink inaugural commission (2010). In 2011, Maxine was one of four playwrights to participate in Playlab’s Lab Rats program. She is currently a QTC Associate Artist; commissioned by Terrapin Puppet Theatre in Hobart; and supported by the Australia Council’s Literature Board. Maxine has written over twenty plays of various lengths, including Anna Robi & the House of Dogs, Desiree Din & the Red Forest, and Magda’s Fascination with Wax Cats. Her work has been performed nationally and is published by Playlab Press and the Australian Script Centre.


Facebook Button copy
Twitter Button

Instagram Button


Queensland Government Logo

Playlab is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland     



© 2017 Playlab

PayPal-logo-1-1Aust Post logo