Rockend Berlin New Music Opera Award
Opera Foundation for Young Australians
In May 2017 Priscilla won the national Rockend Berlin New Music Award, from The Opera Foundation for Young Australians, which involved travelling to Berlin to study new music opera at the Komische Oper under Barrie Kosky.
Resident Director Winter Season
Sport For Jove
Priscilla was appointed resident director of Sport For Jove’s Winter Season, 2017. This involved co-directing two productions with Damien Ryan (The Tempest and Romeo & Juliet), and assistant directing Suzanne Dowling’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Belvoir Artists Workshop 2017
Belvoir St Theatre
Priscilla was one of fourteen emerging artists who were awarded the Belvoir Artist’s Workshop Program 2017. This involves developing a relationship with Belvoir through building professional mentorships within the company, attending productions, company runs and use of rehearsal space and resources.
Melbourne Director’s Lab (MTC, Melbourne Festival and Theatre Works)
In October 2016 Priscilla was invited to attend the Melbourne Director’s Lab, sponsored by TheatreWorks, Melbourne Theatre Company and the Melbourne Festival. This week long laboratory based on the Lincoln Director’s Lab involved workshopping with thirty directors (both nationally and internationally), masterclasses, panels, Q&A’s and attending Melbourne Festival productions.
Sandra Bates Director’s Award
Priscilla was the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Sandra Bates Director’s Award, 2016 at Ensemble Theatre. This year long position included directing a Boatshed reading and assistant directing two main stage Ensemble productions.
Emerging Director Nominee for Playwrighting Australia Director’s Studio
Sydney Theatre Company
In 2015 Priscilla was nominated by Sydney Theatre Company as an emerging director for Playwriting Australia’s, Director’s Studio.
Highly Accomplished Teaching Accreditation Award
Board of Studies Teaching Educational Standards NSW
In 2015 Priscilla was awarded Highly Accomplished Teacher’s Accreditation from the NSW Board of Studies and Teaching Educational Standards.