Liv Satchell is a theatre-maker, writer and dramaturg trained at the VCA (Directing) and the University of Sydney.
Her practice focuses on community development for emerging artists, new writing development, and producing original work through her company the voice in my hands (VIMH).
She is the co-founder of Melbourne monthly performance program Small and Loud, which is in residence at The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne. Her plays include I sat and waited but you were gone too long (La Mama Explorations) and my sister feather (La Mama Courthouse 2018). I sat and waited but you were gone too long was showcased at Playwriting Australia’s National Play Festival in 2016 and was shortlisted for the Philip Parsons Fellowship for Emerging Playwrights. my sister feather was shortlisted for the Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award, the Max Afford Playwrights Award, and was recently nominated for two Green Room awards (Best Directing / Set and Costume).
She is interested in how loss is embodied, in feminine dramaturgies that seek value outside of traditional narrative paradigms, and the possibilities of liveness in the relationship between music and performance.