HLA welcomes Jessica Arthur!

HLA Management is delighted to announce that we now represent theatre director Jessica Arthur!

Some of Jess’ recent productions include TWO HEARTS (KXT), THE WOLVES (Old Fitz), LETHAL INDIFFERENCE (STC) and REALISM (NIDA).

In 2019 Jess will be remounting THE WOLVES for Belvoir, as well as directing MOSQUITOES by Lucy Kirkwood and BANGING DENMARK by Van Badham for the Sydney Theatre Company.

Welcome Jess!

Fighting Season Premiere

Lead director Kate Woods points out: “we send these young men to war and teach them to kill and when they do, and it becomes part of their life, how do they assimilate that into themselves as human beings when they come back home? And what responsibility does the Armed Forces have for that?” Read more here.

Fighting Season will premiere 8.30pm, October 28 on Foxtel’s showcase.

Darlene Johnson to direct THE HEIGHTS

“It’s a diverse community, but this series doesn’t seek to exploit the things that make us different but rather explore and celebrate the things that ultimately make us all the same. This isn’t story about good versus evil or rich versus poor; it’s about the very unifying experience of trying to make one’s way in the world, and the family you surround yourself with, whether by bloodline or by circumstance.”

Read more here.

Rachel Ward announced to direct PALM BEACH

“Everybody’s vision is absolutely aligned and with Joanna’s exceptional script in the incredibly capable hands of Rachel, the alluring world of Palm Beach is hopefully set to become a future classic.”

Teaming up with duo Bryan Brown and Sam Neill (currently on screen in Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country) Joanna Murray-Smith’s exceptional script is set to become a future classic.


Read more here.

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