Biography

Rick Viede

Playwright
Whore (2009)

Rick Viede is an Australian writer and performer. He won the prestigious 2008 Griffin Award for his debut play Whore, which will premiere at Belvoir St Theatre this year, closely followed by a New York production. In 2008 he was an Affiliate Playwright with Griffin Theatre Company working on two commissions: Autumn and Poised; and he has recently been commissioned to write a new play for Bell Shakespeare Company. He has been shortlisted for numerous awards and won the Shaw Prize for essays. Rick also created the satiric American character of Glace Chase that has played to critical acclaim throughout Australia including seasons at Belvoir St Downstairs Theatre, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Mardi Gras Festival, The Butterfly Club, and Feast Festival. Glace has his own television show in development. Rick holds a B.A. from Monash University and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Screenwriting at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS).

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SPF Diary

July 27, 2009

The Land Down Under
I’m missing you guys- by god I had the time of my life. I’m having that bizarre experience...

July 15, 2009

An Australian
The show opened last night. Its been a great, and fast!, process, if somewhat unnerving realising...

July 11, 2009

Kiss My Face
I was confused in the bathroom:

July 6, 2009

Back in the States
This play is a funny weird beast. I had forgotten until recently that my main inspiration for this...

 

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