GITA BEZARD is a playwright, devisor, director and performer. In 2016 she had her playwriting debut at Black Swan State Theatre Company with ‘Girl Shut Your Mouth’, which was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award.
She has twice won the Black Swan State Theatre Company’s Emerging Writer Awards. In 2010 she received a DCA Young People and the Arts Fellowship to do professional development in the UK and USA. Gita’s commissions include; ‘Remarkable’, (as part of PETITS FOURS) for WAAPA (2017); ‘In A Bony Embrace’ for Curtin University (2015); Adaptations of Ionesco’s ‘Frenzy For Two’ and ‘The Lesson’ for Perth Theatre Company. As a writer/director: ‘The Advisors’ (State Theatre Centre of WA, 2017), ‘Yoshi’s Castle’ (Writer/Director, Fringeworld 2015) and ‘All That Glitters’ (Blue Room Theatre, 2015). As a performer/devisor: ‘Price Tag’ (Fringeworld 2017), ‘Minnie & Mona Play Dead’ (Fringe World 2013 Martin Sims Award for Best New WA Work; Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Brisbane International Festival) and ‘ELEPHENTS’ (The Blue Room Theatre, 2014)