A directing graduate of NIDA, Briony has a Master of Arts in Theatre (UNSW) and was selected as a participant in Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2020 Women in Theatre Program. Having directed more than 30 plays Briony’s current focus is text-based stories of all forms that have the transformation of women at their core. As associate artist, assessor or director Briony has worked with many organisations including Griffin Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, Belvoir Downstairs, PACT Youth Theatre, NIDA, ATYP, Playwriting Australia and the Melbourne and Sydney International Arts Festivals. Directing credits include Blank by Alice Birch, Electra and Women of Troy by Euripides, Der Hamletmachine by Heiner Muller, dreamalittledreamalittle by Toby Schmitz, La Dispute by Marivaux and ‘night, Mother by Marsha Norman.
Briony was a recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts professional development grant to teach and direct in the Palestinian Territories and Israel. Founder of the classical acting program at AP Studio, Briony teaches her own acting technique about which she is currently writing her first book.