BA (Hons), Dip.Ed.
Phone: 02 8204 4193
Michael Pigott is fascinated by theatre in all its forms and works as a theatre maker, performer and teacher.
As a performer his work includes, Cyrano de Bergerac (Sydney Theatre Company), Seeing Unseen (Co-devised- Old 505), All’s Well That Ends Well (Sport for Jove), The Twelfth Dawn (Co-Devised- 505 Productions); Twelfth Night (Sport For Jove); Ride (505 Productions); Woyzeck (Belvoir- B Sharp).
As a director his work includes: Kinski and I (Winner of The Sydney Fringe Award 2014); Tell Me Again, (Old 505); The Young Tycoons (Eternity Playhouse/Darlinghurst Theatre): The Dysfunkshonalz (Darlinghurst Theatre); Once Under A Sky (Co-devised-Old Fitz, Brisbane Festival); La La Land (Darlinghurst Theatre); Pugilist Specialist (Darlinghurst Theatre); The Golden Ass (Belvoir-B Sharp); Meet the Candidates (Darlinghurst Theatre); Some Voices (The Lock Up), King Lear (Harlos Productions); The Doglogs (National Tour).
As an educator he has run workshops and created programs for a variety of companies including: Four years as primary mentor on the ArtsLab residency program for emerging artists at Shopfront Theatre; designing and running workshops for Belvoir, Milkcrate Theatre and high schools across NSW; coordinating and teaching courses at Macquarie University, Sydney Theatre School and here at the University of Notre Dame Australia.
Theatre For Social Change
Theory and Practice of Modern Theatre
Original creative works
Waiting For Words- The Victorian College of Arts- Dir. Gareth Boylan
Walking on Eggshells- first performed at the AGRFT, Ljubjania Slovenia, Dir. Nicholas Pickard
Seeing Unseen- Old 505 Theatre- Dir Gareth Boylan
The Twelfth Dawn- Old 505 Theatre
Once Under A Sky- Old Fitzroy Theatre, Brisbane Festival- Dir Michael Pigott
As Director / Co-creator/ Co- Devisor
Kinski and I - Sydney Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival- Co- Creators: CJ Johnson, David Stalley, Laura Turner.
Once Under A Sky- Old Fitzroy Theatre & Brisbane Festival- Co- Creators: Freya Sant and Kate Sherman
Seeing Unseen- Old 505 Theatre- Devised by Gareth Boylan, Michael Cullen, Kerri Glasscock and Michael Pigott
Twelfth Dawn- Old 505 Theatre- Devised by Gareth Boylan, Kerri Glasscock, Michael Pigott.
Kinski and I- Sydney Fringe Festival Award 2014