Visiting artists

Edith Podesta



As a theatre-maker, Edith has written, directed and helmed the devising process of many original theatre productions, including Con$umed for NUS Arts Festival; Memorabilia, Lunig and List for LASALLE; Icarus On The Floor Of Heaven, Seventyeightsixty, and Underbelly for NIDA; BITCH: The Origin Of The Female Species for the 2016 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival; and A Cage Goes In Search Of A Bird.

While in Singapore, she has appeared on stage in Liv, directed by Nelson Chia and Dream Country, directed by Marion D’Cruz for the Singapore Arts Festival; A Note Went Off In My Head, directed by Oliver Chong; Serendipity, directed by Phillip Tan; Untitled Women Number One, directed by Alvin Tan for the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival; and Versus, directed by Natalie Hennedige for the Singapore International Festival of Arts. Her television credits include All Saints, Blue Heelers, Fire Flies, Love My Way, Headland and the tele-movie, Desire.

Edith has lectured at LASALLE College of the Arts, School of the Arts (SOTA), Theatre Training and Research Programme (TTRP), NIDA, Conservatorium of Music, and University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She has facilitated workshops for Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Celebrate Drama! at The Arts House, Singapore Drama Educators Association, SDEA Theatre Arts Conference, and Australian Theatre of the Deaf (ATOD).

In 2012, she collaborated with the National Arts Council (NAC) to deliver the Artist Special Education (SPED) School Partnership Programme at St Andrew’s Autism School.