Performance Writing

Paul has written for stage and screen for twenty years. Check out some highlights.

Actions to Live By: The Brisbane Lions 2001-3 – Documentary, AFL On Demand, 2020

I co-wrote ‘Actions to Live By’ for the AFL, a feature documentary on the Brisbane Lions (2001-2003) for the AFL’s Dynasties series. . . Watch Here

My Coffin Lid, My Shield – Spoken word/music album, 2019

With Simon Mason, I wrote and recorded this album of spoken word and songs . . . Listen Here

Ragdoll – Dramatic monologue, La Mama Theatre, Carlton, 2014

I wrote a dramatic monologue about patricide that Silas Aiton performed as part of the Melbourne Writers’ Theatre’s ‘Dark-Light’ season of short plays . . . Watch Here

Being a Wheel Family – Comedy show, Fringe Festival, 2013

I wrote and performed this show about a family of working-class poets . . . Watch Here

Elemental – Melbourne International Arts Festival, 2009

With poets alicia sometimes, Sean Whelan and Emily Zoe Baker, I was part of this science- meets-poetry-and-music show at the Melbourne Planetarium . . . Read More

As if Nothing is Happening. And it is. – Spoken word/music album, 2006

As Jumbuktu, I wrote and recorded this album of spoken word and music with Bill Buttler . . . Listen Here

Sleepless in Braybrook – Dramatic monologue, Yarraville Festival; Palais Theatre Daylesford, 2002

I wrote and performed this dramatic monologue about a man doing solo campfire therapy in his backyard.