Jane is a playwright, screenwriter, mentor and director.
Jane’s plays include Music (Griffin 2014) This Year’s Ashes (Griffin 2011) Hallelujah (Theatre 503 UK) Out Of Me (Soho Theatre UK) Ride (Belvoir Company B, 59E59 New York) A Single Act (winner of The Victorian Premier’s Literary Award 2007 – MTC/Hampstead Theatre UK) Still, Hilt and Fourplay (Trades Hall, TRS and Edinburgh Fringe.) Jane was short-listed for The Ewa Czajor Memorial Award as a director and nominated for the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award. She won a Green Room Award for Outstanding Writing in 2003 for Still.
Jane worked at the Royal Court Theatre with the Young Writers Programme and on attachment at The National Theatre UK in 2005. Jane has written extensively for TV and radio, including The Secret Life of Us, Crash/Burn and Moving Wallpaper. She’s currently adapting This Year’s Ashes for the screen for Screen Australia.
Jane was Head of Playwriting at NIDA from 2010 – 2012, Associate Artist at The Griffin Theatre in 2013 and is currently Artistic Associate at Playwriting Australia.