LACHLAN PHILPOTT is a theatre writer, director and teacher. He graduated from UNSW (BA Hons Theatre and Film), The Victorian College of the Arts (Post-Grad Dip, Directing Theatre) and NIDA Playwrights’ Studio. He was Artistic Director of Tantrum Theatre, Newcastle 2003-9, writer-in-residence at Red Stitch, Melbourne 2006-7 and the Literate Associate at ATYP. His plays have been performed across Australia as well as Ireland, the UK and USA. Plays include Air Torture, Bustown, Bison, Catapult, Colder, Due Monday, Running Under the Sprinkler.