Gretel is a Sydney-based writer and graduate of NIDA’s MFA in Writing for Performance. She is currently writing on THE GREAT, with creator Tony McNamara for HULU. Previous credits include Season 4 of DOCTOR DOCTOR for Easy Tiger and Channel Nine, having previously written on Season 3. She also wrote on the DOCTOR DOCTOR spin-off web series, WELCOME TO WHYHOPE.

Gretel’s playwriting credits include A PERIOD PIECE for The Old 505 Theatre, CARKING IT for NIDA’s 2018 season of student productions, and THE BLOOD ON BLOODY BLOOD LADDER for ATYP at Griffin Theatre. She was awarded the 2019 ATYP Co-commission for her play BATHORY BEGINS and was selected for ATYP’s National Studio and Fresh Ink Mentoring programs for 2017. Gretel was also shortlisted for ATYP’s 2019 Rebel Wilson Comedy Commission.

Gretel’s master work screenplays, CARKING IT and ELSIE SHREW were long listed for AWG’s Primetime and Insite writing competitions. Gretel currently has feature films in development with Projector Films and Craig Anderson.

Gretel is an associate artist with Glitterbomb and the co-artistic director of The Louise Frequency with fellow NIDA alumnus Emme Hoy. The Louise Frequency’s sketch comedy web series ALL WE HAVE IS NOW had its premiere screening at Belvoir in 2017. Gretel is one of four female playwrights involved with the New Ghosts Theatre Company’s Ignite Collective, an initiative bringing together emerging female playwrights to create a new large scale work for women, to be performed at the King Cross Theatre in December 2019.


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