Flynn is a Brisbane and Sydney-based director, writer and deviser. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and First Class Honours for her research investigating the craft of female directorship. Flynn has worked as an assistant director on projects for Queensland Theatre, Queensland Music Festival and QUT Acting.
As a writer, Flynn has contributed to The Good Room’s public art exhibition These Frozen Moments, presented with Brisbane City Council (2017) and Flowstate (2018). Her first short play, Fish Fingers, was commissioned by the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in 2018 and was published and staged as part of Intersection 2019: Arrival.
While at NIDA Flynn has directed the music video for Charbel’s single, River of Neglect, in collaboration with triple j Unearthed, and has worked as assistant director to Michael Gow on his new play, Goldilocks.
Other NIDA directing credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf in collaboration with Actors Centre Australia (ACA) and Un/Known, devised with students from NIDA and the National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA).
Flynn directed Melissa Bubnic’s new play, When Vampires Shop, for her graduating production.
After graduation, Flynn hopes to pursue her interest in staging new Australian plays with a focus on political comedy. Her directorial practice is reflective of her passion for inciting collaboration and cultivating empowering theatre experiences.
When Vampires Shop - Director
Goldilocks - Assistant Director
River of Neglect by Charbel (triple j Unearthed music video) - Director
Un/known (NIDA and NAISDA collaboration) - Co-Director
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (NIDA and ACA collaboration) - Director
Fish Fingers, part of Intersection 2019: Arrival (ATYP) - Writer
Good Grief, The Scene Project (Queensland Theatre) - Assistant Director
These Frozen Moments, (Brisbane City Council, The Good Room and Flowstate) - Contributing Writer
Under This Sky (Queensland Music Festival and Logan City Council) - Assistant Director
Hamlet (QUT Acting) - Assistant Director
The Laramie Project (QUT Acting) - Assistant Director
Portrait Of a Young Man (previously titled HIM), Wonderland Festival (Brisbane Powerhouse), Sydney Fringe Festival, Spectrum Now (Canberra), Anywhere Theatre Festival (Brisbane) - Dramaturg