Clemence is a theatre director first and a composer, musician and comic second.
She completed her Bachelor of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium in 2014, majoring in classical voice. While studying, she was involved in 21 productions with the Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS) as an actor, director, designer and composer, and was also heavily involved in the university’s sketch comedy and music scenes. In 2012 she directed the Sydney University Arts Revue, and was subsequently selected to direct SUDS’ annual major production with a gritty interpretation of Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera. In 2013 she also worked as director of Verge, Australia’s largest student-run arts festival. In 2014 she collaborated with SUDS and Periscope Productions to stage Martin Crimp’s Attempts on Her Life. She also directed Eugene Ionesco’s The Chairs for the Sydney Fringe Festival.