Sally Hardy is a playwright, screenwriter, author and teaching artist.
In 2015 Sally won the inaugural ‘Off the Page’ screenplay competition as part of the Adelaide Film Festival for her script People Like Him Look Ridiculous in Suits, and was a writer on the documentary Embrace which will hit the cinemas in 2016.
In 2015 Sally collaborated with award winning theatre maker Alirio Zavarce to create A Kid Like Me for the 2015 Come Out Festival. This play will be travelling to Canada as part of the International Children’s Festival in 2016. In 2014 she won the Trinity College of London’s International Playwriting Competition for teenage audiences with her play Gone Viral, which was published and produced in London. In 2006 her play Fallen Sky was included on the VCE playlist, and in 2004 her first feature film screenplay was nominated for the Monte Miller Award by the AWG.
Her first children’s book, ‘Teddy-grams for Campbell’, was published in October 2014 and she is working on her next book which will be a junior fiction novel. Currently she is in development for two web series, is working on two commissioned plays for secondary schools, and is devising a new show for the Ink Pot Arts teenage ensemble. Sally also runs a successful preschool performing arts program for schools and kindergartens, through her company Free Range Theatrix.