Gretel is a Sydney-based writer and graduate of NIDA’s MFA in Writing for Performance. She is currently writing on 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. Most recently Gretel joined Tony McNamara in the writers’ room for his new TV series for HULU called THE GREAT.

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 and 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’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 the co-artistic director of The Louise Frequency with fellow NIDA alumnus Emme Hoy. Their sketch comedy web series ALL WE HAVE IS NOW had its premiere screening at Belvoir in 2017. She is also an associate artist with Glitterbomb and 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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