Joseph Brown

Joseph is theatre maker who grew up in Armidale, NSW. After being involved in theatre and performance throughout high school and beyond, Joseph moved to Melbourne in 2012 to complete his Bachelor degree in performing arts at Monash University. While studying, he performed in student productions before eventually moving to writing and directing his own work.

In 2016 Joseph completed his Master of Fine Arts (Writing for Performance) at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. While there, Joseph completed a full length stage play titled The End of Hawke Street, as well as a full length screenplay titled 86’d.

Joseph was part of the Australian Theatre for Young People’s 2017 National Studio. His piece, Lights on the Water was selected to be performed as part of ATYP’s Intersection: Chrysalis.

In 2018 Joseph was one of four writers to be selected as part of ATYP’s Fresh Ink Mentorship program. In the same year he was also one of the Old 505 Theatre’s Resident Playwrights, where he developed the play Nobody Wears Capes Anymore.

Joseph is currently the Dramaturgical Consultant for contemporary circus company ARC, working on a variety of projects.