WRITER

Steven is an award-winning playwright, novelist,

screenwriter and poet, with a string of dramatic works

performed across Australia and internationally.

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Monopoly - Hot Room Theatre, Sydney tour 2017; Monopoly Mondays at El Rocco 2019

Spots - Short+Sweet 2004 (finalist and winner of Best New Writer award); International Womens Rights Conference 2004; adapted into short film (Dir: Morgan Healy); Short+Sweet Melbourne 2007; Bite-Size at the Brighton Festival 2008; Short+Sweet Malaysia 2008; & at the Edinburgh Festival 2009 (EONN-ic productions).

Paradise - Short+Sweet 2005 (finalist); Shorter+Sweeter 2006 (international tour playing Sydney Opera House & The Esplanade in Singapore); Short+Sweet Melbourne 2006 (finalist); broadcast on Foxtel's Movie Extra; BiteSize at the Brighton Festival 2007 (winner Peoples Choice award); Shorter+Sweeter 2008 (national tour to cities including Alice Springs, Cairns, Rockhampton, Brisbane, Coffs Harbour, Gosford, Melbourne and Canberra); Bite-Size at the Glastonbury Festival 2008; & Short+Sweet Dubai 2015.

Intertwining Monologue - short play for Opposites Attract 2011; Bite-Size at the Edinburgh Festival 2014; & translated into Finnish for Bite-Size Finland 2016

William Shakespeare's Reservoir Dogs - The Vanguard, 2014

​Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road - a living history production, performed at the UNESCO world heritage site since 2013 (winner of NSW Tourism & National Trust Heritage Awards)

Convict Footprints at the Farm - a living history production, performed at Bella Vista Farm 2015 & 2016 (winner of National Trust Heritage Award)

Convict Footprints: Through The Years - a living history production, performed at Bella Vista Farm 2016 (winner of National Trust Heritage Award)

Convict Footprints: Rebellion! - a living history production, performed at Castle Hill Heritage Park 2016

Convict Footprints on Cockatoo Island - a living history production, performed on Sydney Harbour 2016 & 2017

Convict Footprints: Quarantined! - a living history production, performed at Q Station 2017 & 2018

The Women of Wisemans - a Convict Footprints living history production, performed in Wisemans Ferry for the Wisemans Colonial Weekend 2018

A Brief History of Sheep Farming in Australia - a Convict Footprints living history production, performed at Tobruk sheep station for the Wisemans Colonial Weekend 2018

​​The Booth - short story published in Islet online literary journal 2010.

The Tell-Tale Heart - Theatre of Blood (Season 2) 2010

The Last Biscuit - Short+Sweet 2010

An Uncivil War - Short+Sweet Central Coast 2008

The Aussie Pride Barbecue - Short+Sweet 2007

The Moment - The Cultural Laboratory 2007

Fear - Hullabaloo Theatre Company at the Crypt Theatre 2006

The Committee - Short+Sweet 2006

The Great Race - Unhinged short play festival 2005

The Great Election Robbery - short radio comedy on 2CCC FM for Spikefest 2004

Loneliness - The Central Coast Shakespeare Company 2002

The Manor Comedy - Dramac 2002

The Last Will & Testament of Avery Baxter - short story published in independent literary journal Verbatim 2001.

Steven Hopley is a writer,

theatre maker & performer

based in Sydney, Australia.

CONTACT DETAILS

 

E: stevenjhopley@hotmail.com

 

T: +61 415 117 669