Glenn Shea

Glenn Shea


Glenn Shea is an Award winning writer of “Three Magpies Perched in a Tree” and is currently producing “An Indigenous Trilogy”.

Glenn is a graduate from NIDA. He is a researcher/curator; his work includes the History of Blak Theatre 1967 – 2000 with a one-year exhibition at the powerhouse museum (Sydney). Glenn is the inventor/facilitator of THE STORYTELLER Australian Board Game Educational Resource, an Indigenous Learning tool which provides knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal people, society and culture from an Indigenous standpoint perspective through active learning pathways. Glenn has also developed and delivered the culture, curriculum and performing arts program through ASPIRE Deakin University and taught at Victoria University and been a guest lecturer at Melbourne University

Glenn is a former frontline Koorie youth justice worker, Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative, he wrote the Wathaurong, full time education and development program as well as a ten-day cultural gathering camp around the boundaries of country for Aboriginal adolescent young people who came into contact with the criminal juvenile justice system. 

Glenn is currently writing “Treasuring Life” for the treasuring life suicide prevention network, Mount Gambier as well as a TV series, titled “MULLAGH” about the 1868 Aboriginal cricket team who toured England. Glenn was commissioned by Country Arts SA to write for their Aboriginal Diggers Project, his play MI:WI 3027 was presented in the Raukkan Community Hall on the 23rd April and on ANZAC Day 25th April 2018 in the Dunston Theatre South Australia. Glenn has also been the MC for the Adelaide Festival and the Dream Time @ the G President dinner between Essendon and Richmond Football Clubs at the MCG. He was invited by Playwriting Australia to participate in the 2019 Indigenous Retreat in Bundanon NSW. 2020 credits include MTC Cybec, PWA’s Dear Australia and Screen Australia’s Indigenous Short Works. Glenn is the Indigenous producer at La Mama Theatre Company