Annabel is a South Australian theatre maker. She graduated from Flinders University Drama Centre (Acting) with First Class Honours and a University Medal in 2014. During her studies, she worked with directors and teachers such as Tom Healey, Rosalba Clemente, Renato Musolino, Gale Edwards, Daisy Brown, David Mealor, Sarah Dunn and in 2012, she participated in and completed an intensive, month-long, Pochinko Clown workshop with Hew Parham.
Since graduating, her work onstage includes: Bubba in Ray Lawler’s seminal Australian play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (2015) at the State Theatre Company of SA, under the direction of Geordie Brookman.
She has developed a keen interest in collaborative devised theatre, and was a contributing deviser of Deluge, directed by Nescha Jelk and written by Philip Kavanagh, for production in the Adelaide Festival of Arts 2016. Annabel is also curating, developing and performing in a new performance piece, The Anxiety Project, which brings artists from all disciplines together to discuss, rehabilitate and de-stigmatise anxiety disorders.
Her film work includes SASA award-winning short film River Water (2012), written and directed by Sara West.
Annabel is looking forward to performing the title role in Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice (2015), directed by Yasmin Gurreeboo in October/November.