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1 y separately published work icon Grace Under Pressure David Williams , Paul Dwyer , 2017 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017 12243320 2017 single work drama

'Grace Under Pressure is a verbatim theatre project about the workplace and training cultures that are making young health professionals sick – and which put patient lives at risk.

'Acclaimed verbatim theatre makers David Williams and Paul Dwyer, in collaboration with the Sydney Arts and Health Collective, have developed Grace Under Pressure from interviews with doctors and nurses at various stages of their careers. Grace Under Pressure will open a critical space for conversation about these often taboo issues, and will be an important public intervention into medical culture, as well as a compelling, confronting, hopeful and deeply moving work of theatre.

'Grace Under Pressure has been co-commissioned by Seymour Centre and The Big Anxiety, and developed with the support of the Department of Performance Studies, University of Sydney. The Big Anxiety has been assisted by the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund.'  (Publication summary)

1 Tribunal Karen Therese , Joel Tan , Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor , Mahdi Mohammadi , Paul Dwyer , Katie Green , Jawad Yaqoubi , 2017 single work drama

'Australia’s history of colonisation and detention will be put on trial when Indigenous elders, artists, human rights activists, refugees, lawyers, young leaders and outlaws come together to create an Australian Truth and Reconciliation Tribunal. This compelling collaborative work addresses Australia’s history by telling the parallel stories of Indigenous Australia and newly arrived refugees.

'A truth-telling, a sharing of stories, a celebration of resilience, a way forward – PYT | Fairfield’s profoundly moving and fiercely ambitious verbatim theatre project fuses participatory performance with legal procedure, personal history and intimate conversations to create a parallel democracy for our times.' (Production summary)

1 13 Beautiful One Day Paul Dwyer , Eamon Flack , Rachael Maza , David Williams , 2012 single work drama

'Palm Island. An Aboriginal man is arrested, allegedly for insulting a police officer. Within 90 minutes, he lies dead on the watchhouse floor, his liver cleaved in two. The community protests, the police station is torched. A Senior Sergeant stands trial for manslaughter but is acquitted. Questions are raised about manipulation of evidence and a court suppression order. A protestor, jailed for inciting a riot, is out on parole on condition that he speaks to no-one.

"Beautiful One Day" is a theatrical documentary made by a group of Australians (black and white) seeking to interpret these events against the full sweep of the island's history. It seeks to grasp the ordinariness of brutality, charting the course of repression, resistance and racism but also the astonishing resilience of the people who call Palm Island home.' Source: www.belvoir.com.au/ (Sighted 12/10/2011).

1 The Inner Lining of Political Discourse : Presenting the Version 1.0 Remix of the Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident Paul Dwyer , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 130-135)
1 5 CMI (A Certain Maritime Incident) A Certain Maritime Incident Paul Dwyer , Version 1.0 , 2004 single work drama
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 143-176) Remixing Politics : 3 Documentary Theatre Works 2012; (p. 1-38) Staging Asylum : Contemporary Australian Plays about Refugees 2013; (p. 1-42)
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