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Chris Croyden

Melbourne-based playwright, Christine Croyden was selected for the inaugural Stage and Screen residency with Katherine Thomson in May 2011. She is now keen to return to Varuna for more creative inspiration, good company, great food and guidance as soon as possible. 

Christine’s plays include The Cat’s Paw, Love Your Poison and comedies The Snail Killer and Shady Ladies. Her current project, A Stranger in Town, is in collaboration with Essential Theatre and will have seasons in Geelong and Melbourne later this year. Her play, The Fallen Tree, was produced at La Mama in early 2012 and her new play titled, You Never Know is in gestation. Christine is also the author of two novels for young adults, The Painted Portal and The Memory Thief and many short stories, and is currently the Artistic Director for The Melbourne Writers’ Theatre.