Curriculum Vitae


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CURRENTLY – Proprietor/Creative Director TRNP – Teone Reinthal Natural Perfume (2010 – 2018)



Full Writer Member – Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) Author, Playwright, Musician, Director, Visual Artist, Performing Artist.



2014             Ph.D (Humanities), Griffith University

2008             Master Arts/Hons – Media Production – Griffith Film School

2006 & 07   Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

2006             Graduate Certificate Visual Arts – Queensland College of Arts

2004             Dip Clinical Hypnosis (DKSH) Brisbane

2002             Dip Clinical Aromatherapy (AIAS) Brisbane



  • 2014  – Awarded Griffith (School of Humanities) Postgraduate Publication Award
  • 2012  – Recipient of Griffith University’s Joint Research Excellence funding to attend the Visual Aspects of Performance conference, Salzburg, Austria
  • Awarded Australian Scholarships Foundation Scholarship to attend the Australian Institute of Company Directors Not-for-Profit Board Course (Arts Organisations)
  • Awarded Access Arts SAAFE Grant (2010 and again in 2012)
  • Awarded AEL Postgraduate Scholarship (2010 – 2013)
  • 2008 Awarded Professional Development grant (Arts Queensland) to produce GOSSMAMER ROADS a film about the ‘Salaam Project – profiling Islamic Women’s Arts and culture’ pilot documentary  for Access Arts and IWAQ
  • 2005 Awarded Regional Arts Development Grant by Arts Queensland and PRSC to develop ‘Belongings, a cross-cultural multi-media visual arts project


FILM FINANCE and PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS:- Queensland Government’s Department of Communities (Youth Justice), Queensland Government’s Office for Women, Queensland Health, Arts Queensland, Logan Beaudesert Health Coalition, Griffith University, Access Arts, the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts, Mununjali Jymbie Centre (Beaudesert), Gurriny Yealamucka Health Centre (Yarrabah), Wollumbin Dreaming Festival (Tyalgum NSW), Stylin’ Up, Yugambeh Dreaming Centre, North West Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Association, Rio Tinto, The Australia Council, The Dreaming Festival and the Islamic Women’s Association of Queensland.

* Blue Colour, Kicking the Can and Rain Painting exhibited with panel discussion at the 2010 Dreaming Festival – an International 4 day festival of Indigenous performances, lectures, ceremony, films and celebrations. 3 members of my cast and I conducted a radio broadcast interview for National Indigenous Radio.

* Spoken word selections from ‘The Bitter Pill’ an anthology of my prose and poetry invited for presentation in the 2010 Queensland Poetry Festival Spoken in one strange word” at the Judith Wright Performaing Arts Centre.

2015/16 FILM and THEATRE

The Serpent’s Book of Lamentations (SboL) – Wrote, Directed and Independently-produced this play – Metro Arts (The Studio) Jan 2016, Backstories – short feature film included in SboL, Methuselah – short feature film (in production)


What’s A Team? – Mununjali Indigenous Community Development – Beaudesert, Finding Hope – Sufi community supporting the poor in New Delhi, Alpana’s ChildrenInterview with Guru Alpana Nayak on dance and disability, New Delhi India 2012


Blood Stories (showreel for Indigenous performer Ailsa Walsh), The Dharjums Camp (doco for Mununjali Jymbi Centre), Kicking the Can (doco about chroming, substance abuse and Indigenous youth culture), Rain Painting (drama), Yugambeh Youth (doco & digital stories) – Queensland Health & Mununjali Jymbi Centre & Yugambeh Dreaming), Herbs on the Hill.


Satyagraha – What if words could speak 2011 spoken word/drama/theatre, The Joynt, West End,YVE (improv/drama), The WEEVILS (improv/drama), Falling in Love (drama), Touche (drama)


Bukal Bunya Yarrabura – Women’s Leadership Training in Yarrabah (doco for the Office for Women & Yarrabah Community), Gossamer Roads – a film about the Salaam Project (doco for IWAQ, Access Arts and Arts Queensland), ACPA promo 2008 and 3 episodes of The Edge (ACPA class drama/improvised experimental TV series), Just Love Them… Positive Parenting in Yarrabah (Drama and Doco for Gurriny Yealamucka Health Services Aboriginal Corporation). Videographer for ‘Reflections, Referendum and 40 years to the future – QPAC 2007/2008 The Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts, ACPA promo docos and photographs showcasing the school’s lead-up to the graduation performance for 2007 & 2008


Aquarium 1 & 2 Drama (Peel Island), Contracts (short drama), Teralba to Musgrave (short doco about the Stolen Generations & PM Kevin Rudd’s apology). Blue Colour – half-hour short feature drama about reconciliation and perceptions of ‘difference’. Blue Colour nominated for the 2008 Warner Roadshow Best overall film of 2008 & the QUT Best 2008 Tertiary Drama QNFA awards.


Mary Graham speaks…about the Aboriginal World View – a Cultural Awareness training documentary, Reconciliation at the Ration Shed – effects of referendum for Cherbourg community, Water Spirit Dreaming & Fire Mountain – sacred initiation site documentary with Bundjalung elder Uncle John Roberts for Wollumbin Dreaming Festival 2007, Bundjulahm – the Art of Patsy Nagas


The Serpent’s Book of Lamentations (SboL) 2015-2016

SALAAM PROJECT – film ‘Gossamer Roads’ and paintings – Brisbane Square Library – July & August 2009.

PEEL ISLAND – Artist’s Residencies College Gallery S’bank April 09 (Reviewed Courier Mail)

THE CLOTHPLANT – April and May painting exhibition at the Green Oven 2008

FOREST FOR THE TREES SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE WITH STEVE REINTHAL Mt Nebo December 2006 (Reviewed) and Green Oven Cafe March and April 2007

UNITED ARTS collaborative exhibition of 10 Bris artistsKookaburra cafe Paddington 2006

POSTGRADUATE EXHIBITION the Whitebox – Griffith University October 2006

ENTANGLEMENTS – one-woman show – painting exhibition The Green Oven February and March 2005

NECTARSONGS SPOKEN WORD & Visual Arts Exhibiion – Womenspace, Kedron 2005

LA SELVA SAGRADA – one-woman performances and exhibition, Samford Performer’s Café & Bahai’ Fundraiser 2005

DARK & DISHEVELLED SPOKEN WORD Samford Performer’s Café 2007

THE WEDDING CLOTH SPOKEN WORD Womenspace – Kedron 2005

RAINBIRDS LIVE THEATRE Samford and Mt Nebo 2001


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