Therese EdmondsTherese is an award-winning and prolific writer, taking out the 2010 Judge’s Prize and the People’s Choice Award at the Maj Monologues for Shelley Kelly’s Day o’ Destiny, the first person to win both and the first to win the People’s Choice twice having also won it in 2007 for Gavin Regrets. She was shortlisted for ScreenWest’s Bill Warnock Award for her draft screenplay Sleeping Dogs and won the 2008 Shorelines Writing for Performance Festival with the hilarious Valerie Gets Hitched. The rise of the comedienne in the 1980s saw her included in Wendy Harmer’s anthology, It’s a Joke Joyce. Australia’s Funny Women. After six years writing and performing live sketch comedy and performing as a stand-up comic, she went on to write and compere live shows at a marine theme park in WA, host a TV chat show and then establish her media company, Godsend Media, which specialises in writing effectively for business and personal projects and producing short films and corporate videos. Her existing creative work includes monologues, live drama and comedy sketches, short films, promotional and training video scripts, countless interviews, sea lion pantos and dolphin shows, stand-up comedy routines, and a collection of short stories. She has worked as an actress in amateur theatre, clubs and hotels, theatre restaurants, folk festivals, corporate training videos, and in several TV commercials and is also an accomplished producer and director of live events, concerts and television and has produced, directed and edited over 110hrs of television. She has an Associate Diploma in Media Studies, studied for a Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies), has completed several writing courses at the University of Western Australia and been a full-time high school Media teacher. She now teaches monologue writing skills in seminars and workshops to primary and secondary students, teachers and private individuals.

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