MARK NICHOLLS has been performing on various Melbourne stages since the age of six and has an extensive list of credits as a playwright, composer, singer, actor, producer and director. He is Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies at the University of Melbourne where he has taught film since 1993.
He is the author of Lost Objects of Desire: The Performances of Jeremy Irons(2012), Scorsese’s Men: Melancholia and the Mob(2004) and recently published articles on Italian Cinema, Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes and Sergei Diaghilev’s celebrated company, The Ballets Russes.
Mark is a film critic and worked for many years on ABC Radio and for The Age newspaper, for which he wrote a weekly column between 2007 and 2009.
His Unconventional Women series of plays performed at Rear 4 in Clifton Hill include:
- April & May
- Somewhere Between Three Rehearsals and the Performance
- The Reason Why We Can’t Be Friends
- A Limited Season
- Suit Yourself
- Where Seagulls Go to be Lonely
- The Gentle Rain from Heaven
- Richard II and the Old Queen
- The Cruel Looking Irishman and his Everyday Angel
Mark lives in Melbourne with his partner, Ali Wirtz, and their two sons Oscar and Carlo.