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Elizabeth Navratils Career Highlights Presentation

Elizabeth Navratil
Elizabeth Navratil has worked extensively in Brisbane, around Australia and overseas as performer, director and writer. She has performed in the critically acclaimed Cabaret Erratica touring to the Melbourne Fringe Festival; the National Festival of Australian Theatre in Canberra; the NIDA Theatre in Sydney, and to Perth. 

Numerous directors have worked with Elizabeth including Meg Kanowski, Therese Collie, Katrina Devery, Russell Dykstra, Lowana Moxham, Annette Innes, Marcus Hughes and Annette Downs. Elizabeth was one of the original members of Pool Bitches from Hell and played the lead role of Frida Kahlo in Access Arts’ 1995 production of ALIVE Still Life. 

Elizabeth also maintains an on-going creative collaboration with interdisciplinary artist Maree Cunnington. 
Through her highly individual work Elizabeth demonstrates her commitment to the transformational power of performance, and is constantly up dating and performing her stand-up routines. 

In 1995 she wrote and performed her one-woman show Hostage of Fortune at La Boite Theatre’s Shock of the New Festival. This production was also seen at the Brisbane Festival in 1996 and 1997. 

Throughout 1997-1998, Elizabeth continued to develop her stand-up comedy routines at the Comedy Club Brisbane, and in Perth’s DADDA festival. She performed The Upside Down Life of Liz Navratil in Adelaide at the 1998 HighBeam Festival and in July that same year performed in Which Way’s Up at Brisbane’s Metro Arts Theatre. In 1999 she directed Future Shock for DADAA (WA)’s Orbit Festival in Fremantle. 

Career Highlights:

  • Performing in a scene with Geoffrey Rush in Grin and Tonic’s production of Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida.
  • She has also performed in other Grin and Tonic productions working with founder Bryan Nason and internationally acclaimed voice teacher and author Cicely Berry.
  • Performing her stand-up routines in England and Canada.

  • Performed three shows in the HighBeam Festival 2000, Adelaide
  • Played the principal role in Access Arts’ Ca Ca Courage, at the Powerhouse for the Brisbane Festival

  • Received a Commendation Certificate at the Matilda Awards for her role in Ca Ca Courage
  • Invited to perform stand-up at the Kickstart Festival in Vancouver, Canada
  • Worked as a mentor on DADAA (WA)’s XChange Project

  • Repeated role in Ca Ca Courage, and toured to Adelaide, Perth and Albany
  • Played the role of Cassandra in Troilus and Cressida for Grin and Tonic Theatre Company
  • Performed her new stand-up comedy Flipside at Metro Arts’ Solo Smart Festival
  • Facilitated a Radio Play Workshop and conducted re-writes with AAI
  • Performed stand-up comedy at the opening of the 5th National Performance Conference in Brisbane

  • Awarded a Centenary Medal for service to the performing arts as a comedian and advocate for people with disabilities
  • Performed comedy at the Above and Beyond Festival in Cheltenham , England
  • Performed one-woman show The Other Sister at the Wataboshi Festival at the Powerhouse, Brisbane

  • Performed stand-up comedy show at the Italian Club and at the Disability Action Week Awards’ luncheon
  • Facilitated Masterclass drama workshops in Hobart and Launceston
  • Facilitated workshop with Screech Youth Theatre
  • Preliminary research for the formation of a Brisbane theatre company for people with a disability (Tangent project)

  • Performed two stand-up comedy shows in Adelaide
  • Facilitated Masterclass workshops using the Romeo and Juliet theme with No Strings Attached Theatre company and Tutti Arts in Adelaide
  • Preliminary work on Hawking in the Fast Lane project
  • Working on business plan for proposed Brisbane theatre company for people with a disability (Tangent project)

  • Working on the Tangent Theatre Company business plan, marketing projections and grant proposals
  • Stand-up at West End Cabaret
  • Acting role in DSQ training DVD

  • Keynote speaker at the NDS Ageing & Disability Conference in Adelaide
  • Presenter at the 2007 National Conference of Cerebral Palsy which was held at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast
  • Working on Stare project with Maree Cunnington
  • Keynote speaker at the NDS Annual Support Workers Conference in Tasmania
  • Comedy performance at Awakenings Festival in Horsham Victoria

  • Working on Stare project with Maree Cunnington
  • Facilitated comedy writing workshop at Awakenings Festival in Horsham, Victoria
  • Comedy performance at Awakenings Festival in Horsham, Victoria
  • Comedy performance at Powerhouse, Brisbane

  • Working on Stare project with Maree Cunnington
  • Comedy peformance at the NDS 44th ASSID Conference, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Comedy performance at Cerebral Palsy Tasmania Comedy Showcase, Hobart, Tasmania
For  prices, availability, further details and to make a booking, please call or email Janelle at:
tel/fax: (07) 3855 3048
Mobile: 0414 3855 30

ABN: 22 896 553 565

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