Steven is an award-winning playwright, novelist,
screenwriter and poet, with a string of dramatic works
performed across Australia and internationally.
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.
T: +61 415 117 669