JAMES SAUNDERS

Actor and Writer working in Meat Market


 

About James

"I am an actor and writer. As an actor, I have performed with the Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, Bell Shakespeare Company, Playbox, Eleventh Hour and La Mama, as well as in both the Melbourne International Arts Festival, and numerous international festivals throughout Europe and USA. Film credits include the feature films The Turning, and Animal Kingdom.

"TV credits include Offspring, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Winners and Losers, City HomicideNeighboursWilfredBlue Heelers and Stingers. I wrote and performed The Harry Harlow Project, premiering at the Victorian Arts Centre in 2009, and touring to Australian capital cities in 2011, and my new show, Fugue, is currently in development, supported by the Australia Council. 

"I won a Best Actor Green Room Award for The Black Swan of Trespass, by Lally Katz, which then toured to New York, (winner of 8 local and international Awards). I was also a member of the Green Room Award winning ensemble Playbox Inside 2001. I received a Goethe Institute Artist Scholarship to Berlin in 2005. I am a graduate of the VCA."