Adam Deusien

Adam Deusien

Adam is a director and physical theatre maker with over 10 yearsʼ experience in creating narrative driven performance, adaptations of canonical texts and contemporary physical performance, in Bathurst, regional NSW.

Graduating from Theatre/Media, Charles Sturt University, he spent two years with Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre touring and training in Queensland, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. He returned to Bathurst to study a Master of Arts Practice – Directing for the Stage, graduating with Distinction in 2011.

Adam is Artistic Director of Lingua Franca Physical Theatre, working extensively with Local Stages, Bathurstʼs Performing Arts Development Program, as a director, producer and dramaturge, presenting work throughout regional Australia, nationally and internationally. He has directed numerous works with the company, including Right Behind You, Unsustainable Behaviour and Mighty. As a freelance artist, Adam has adapted and directed Lysistrata, The Bacchae, The Trojan Women and The Fox (CYCLE Productions) as well as working as Assistant/Rehearsal Director for Griffin Theatre, Stalker Theatre and Siren Theatre Co.

In recognition of his work in regional Australia, in 2015 Adam was awarded the Arts NSW Regional Arts Fellowship, and in 2017 continues this work as Artistic Associate with the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.

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