Untold stories forum: Leah Purcell

Leah Purcell is an Australian actor, director, writer and singer. Her first professional break was a role in in Bran Nue Dae which toured Australia, and has led to lead roles in television programmes and film. Leah also conceived and co-wrote the semi autobiographical play Box the Pony which has been performed nationally and internationally to great acclaim. More recently Leah has been seen as one of the ensemble cast featuring in the award winning Redfern Now series that has the distinction of being the first series produced, directed, written and acted by Indigenous Australians. Leah has now moved onto another phase in her life, as a writer/director for television and film with her own production company.  In this moving presentation Leah uses her own experiences to illustrate the importance of capturing and telling the untold stories we encounter in our own lives.

When: Wed 6 Mar 2013
Venue: slq Auditorium 1, level 2 

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