Credits

spoken word Features

Big Women February/March 2021
Produced by Ladder Frame Theatre Collective, Ballarat

Words Out Loud does… Smythesdale February 2021
Produced by Megan J Riedl & Words Out Loud Ballarat
Commissioned by Smythesdale Arts & Music Fiesta, Smythesdale

Wordcraft Spoken Word January 2021
Produced by Wordcraft Creative Mentouring, Melbourne, Online

Fresh Voices Online September 2020
Produced by Melbourne Spoken Word & Yarra Libraries, Melbourne, Online

Victorious: Poems From The Pandemic August 2020
Produced by Melbourne Writers Theatre, Online

Mother Tongue Online June 2020
Produced by Mother Tongue – Woman Speak, Melbourne, Online

Words Out Loud does… Clunes Booktown May 2019
Produced by Words Out Loud Ballarat at Clunes Booktown Festival, Clunes

spoken word commissions

Fallout January 2021
Produced & Commissioned by Let’s Talk Peace, Ballarat
Performed at the Let’s Talk Peace Forum, Online

Water It August 2020
Filmed & Edited by Sam McColl
Commissioned by the Ballarat Greens
Part of the 2020 City of Ballarat Council Election Campaign

Chrysalis May 2020
Produced by Mass Motion, commissioned by City of Ballarat
Part of the City of Ballarat ‘Once Upon A Lockdown’ Podcast

Yearning May 2020
Film Collaboration with Erin McCuskey & Christine Tammer
Produced by Yum Studios, commissioned by City of Ballarat
Part of the City of Ballarat ‘Be Kind, Be Creative’ Initiative

spoken word awards

Australian Poetry Slam Victorian State Finalsist 2020
Produced by APS & Melbourne Spoken Word, Melbourne, Online

Australian Poetry Slam Victorian State Finalist 2019
Produced by APS & State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

playwriting

Swaddling Song, By Megan J Riedl May 2021
MONOLOGUE Part of ‘Hysterica’ Produced by Skin of Our Teeth Productions, Geelong

Turbulence, By Megan J Riedl June – September 2020
SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT Part of ‘In One Act’ Produced by Melbourne Writers Theatre & Yarra Libraries

The Leak, By Megan J Riedl January 2020
PLAY READING Part of ‘Summer Readings’ Produced by Cracked Actors Theatre, Albert Park

My Father’s Tattoo, By Megan J Riedl December 2019
SHORT PLAY Part of ’12 x 12′ Produced by Theatre 3 Triple 2, Drysdale

The Pregnant Body, By Megan J Riedl November 2019
MONOLOGUE Part of ‘The Madwomen Monologues’ Produced by Baggage Productions, Melbourne

The Belly Dancer, By Megan J Riedl & Jacob Honeychurch March 2019
ONE ACT PLAY Produced by Tripwire Theatre Inc, Bendigo

Two Men, One Frypan, By Megan J Riedl March 2018
SHORT PLAY Part of Ten x 10 2018 Produced by Bendigo Theatre Company, Bendigo

Hollow, By Megan J Riedl June 2017
FULL LENGTH PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Daylesford

Travels with My Black Dog, by Megan J Riedl & Bjorn Worpel January 2017
ONE ACT PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Ballarat

The Let-Down Reflex, By Megan J Riedl August 2016
ONE ACT PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Ballarat

theatre directing

Swaddling Song, By Megan J Riedl May 2021
MONOLOGUE Part of ‘Hysterica’ Produced by Skin of Our Teeth Productions, Geelong

Joy, By Christine Croydon May 2021
MONOLOGUE, Part of ‘Hysterica’ Produced by Skin of Our Teeth Productions, Geelong

The Carer, By Alan Hopgood November 2019
FULL LENGTH PLAY, Produced by Hobo Playhouse, Maldon

Penance , by Sara Jarrold October 2019
STAGED READING Produced Independently, Ballarat

Medea, by Euripides (Adaptation by Tom Paulin) September/October 2019
FULL LENGTH PLAY Produced by Ballarat National Theatre, Ballarat

Act Like A Girl, by Various April 2019
20 MONOLOGUES Produced by Ballarat National Theatre, Ballarat

The Sum of Us, by David Stevens April 2018
FULL LENGTH PLAY Produced by Creswick Theatre Company, Creswick

Hollow, By Megan J Riedl June 2017
FULL LENGTH PLAY Produced by Tripwire Theatre Inc, Daylesford

Travels with My Black Dog, by Megan J Riedl & Bjorn Worpel January 2017
ONE ACT PLAY Produced by Tripwire Theatre Inc, Ballarat

theatre producing

Penance , by Sara Jarrold October 2019
STAGED READING Produced Independently, Ballarat

Hollow, By Megan J Riedl June 2017
FULL LENGTH PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Daylesford

Travels with My Black Dog, by Megan J Riedl & Bjorn Worpel January 2017
ONE ACT PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Ballarat

The Let-Down Reflex, By Megan J Riedl August 2016
ONE ACT PLAY Produced for Tripwire Theatre Inc, Ballarat

published writing

Dear 2020, Fuck Productivity & Maybe It’s The Apocalypse
Poetry, December 2020, Lockdown: Melbourne Writers’ Group and Friends Respond to Isolation in 2020 (Anthology)

Ways To Love & The Commute
Poetry, November 2019, Babyteeth Journal

No Pockets
Poetry, August 2019, Babyteeth Journal

Writing Dialogue Like A Playwright
Advice, June 2019, Ballarat Writers Blog

Where Is Ballarat’s Professional Theatre Company?
Opinion, February 2019, Central Highlands Arts Atlas

The Abandoned Playscript
Advice, February 2019, Ballarat Writers Blog

Leading Ladies of Ballarat Theatre
Interview, November 2018, Central Highlands Arts Atlas

Word Catharsis – Why I Write Poetry
Reflection, 28 May 2018, Ballarat Writers Blog

Reflections On Canberra – The Voices of Young Ballarat Leaders
Reflection, 1 July 2017, The Ballarat Courier

Birthing The Future – Thoughts from Ballarat Forum
Poetry, 12 May 2017, The Ballarat Courier

Dig Where You Stand
Opinion, 14 November 2016, Artshub, Online