Jonathan Biggins (Director)
Jonathan Biggins won the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Musical for his production of Avenue Q. Other credits include Noises Off and The Republic of Myopia for Sydney Theatre Company, Flatfoot for Ensemble Theatre, Orpheus in the Underworld for Opera Australia and Opera South Australia, Pete the Sheep for Monkey Baa, which earned a Helpmann Award nomination for Best Presentation for Children, for Sydney Theatre Company’s Actor on a Box series The Tale Maker and The Luck Child, which won the 2012 Sydney Critics Award for Best Children’s Theatre Work, and also a touring production of Australia Day for Hit Productions. On top of being one of the creators, Jonathan has directed many of the Wharf Revue productions for STC. Since 2015 Jonathan has both written and directed the Helpmann Awards. In 2016 he directed Mr Stink for CDP and The Detective Handbook for the Hayes Theatre Company. In 2017 he re-directed Mr Stink for a national tour and directed the world premiere of his new play Talk for STC. More recently, Jonathan directed Josephine Wants to Dance for Monkey Baa Theatre Company, which won Best Production For Children Or Young People at the 2018 Sydney Theatre Awards.