About the Playwright


Jane’s plays include Sappho…in 9 fragments (Malthouse Theatre, ABC Radio National; Greenwich Theatre, London), which was nominated for the Victorian and NSW Premiers’ Literary Awards, An Ox Stand on my Tongue (winner of an R E Ross Award and PWA dvelopment place), Sectioned (ABC RN), and the libretto for the opera Razing Hypatia (3 Masks; Opera Nova), and an adaptation of Dorothy Porter’s Wild Surmise (Malthouse Theatre). She was the Judith E. Wilson Visiting Lecturer in Drama (1998, King’s College) and the inaugural Leventis Fellow in Greek Drama (2001, Peterhouse) at the University of Cambridge, and has also taught at Bretton Hall, York St Johns, La Trobe and University of Melbourne. She a Senior Lecturer in,  and from 2013 will be Director of, the Centre for Theatre and Performance at Monash.