Lucy Heffernan

Teaching Artist

Lucy is an actor, writer, and theatre-with-music- maker. Lucy studied a Bachelor of Performance degree at the University of Wollongong. Lucy’s one-woman rock ’n’ roll monologue PARTY GIRL won the Week 4 Award for Best Theatre/ Physical Theatre at the 2023 Adelaide Fringe and was re-mounted at KXT on Broadway to critical acclaim. As an actor, her most recent theatre credits include:Embellishment (KXT), The Midnight Gang (CDP), Luna Gale (Ensemble), Lost Boys (Merrigong Theatre Company), Single Asian Female (Belvoir St/La Boîte) and 4:48 Psychosis (Redline/ Workhorse productions). As a playwright/composer, Lucy has previously presented PARTY GIRL (MerrigongX and Crack Theatre Festival), The Fool (The University of Wollongong) andYeah, Nah! (UOW). Lucy has co-directedmusicals Teen Angst and Tender for Shopfront Arts Co-op. Lucy is also the creator of Stay at Home with Sprinkles, a musical web series made during Sydney’s 2021 lockdown. Lucy also works as a teaching artist, running drama, music and storytelling workshops, a role which she loves. She is a proud dog mum.  


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