Peter Beaglehole is a PhD candidate and playwright. His research in Australian theatre focuses on six plays by Dorothy Hewett, approaching them from the field of Memory Studies and he works as tutor in the Drama department.
As a playwright his work has been performed in ATYP’s Intersection 2017, published by Currency press, and in the 2013 Come Out Festival (Now DreamBIG Children’s Festival). His play Strata was a finalist in 2018 for the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award and won the Young Playwright’s Award in 2016. He received a 2018 Carclew Fellowship to develop his new play Relaxed and Comfortable with the mentorship of Mary Anne Butler.