Photo credit: Brett Boardman courtesy STC
Pamela is recognized as one of Australia’s finest actors, with many awards for her stage and screen work. She has recently begun to direct for the stage.
For Sydney Theatre Company Pamela first directed Daniel Keene’s The Serpent’s Teeth: Citizens with The Actors Company. She followed that with highly successful productions of Elling and In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play for STC. The latter was later mounted at the Melbourne Theatre Company, for whom she has also directed Elling (Green Room Award Nomination for Best Director) and Solomon and Mary.
In 2011 she directed the premiere production of Vanessa Bates’ Porn: Cake for Malthouse Theatre. Pamela’s most recent directing project was Jumpy by April de Angelis, which enjoyed sell out seasons in 2015 at the Sumner Theatre (MTC) and Sydney Opera House (STC).