Ros Horin, director, dramaturg and writer is an important figure in Australian theatre. For 12 years Ros was the Artistic Director of Sydney’s Griffin Theatre Company where she established the company’s national reputation as the home of high quality, bold contemporary Australian theatre, developing and directing over 30 new Australian plays, many of them now considered Australian classics.
Her directing career spans three decades, during which time she has directed productions for nearly all of the major Australian theatre companies. She has always had a passion for thoughtful, provocative contemporary writing, engaged with important social, political and personal issues.
Ros has also been a lecturer in Acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art and directed productions there regularly. She established Playworks (The Women Writer’s Workshop) and was the inaugural Artistic director for five years.
Currently Ros runs her own company, Racing Pulse Productions, devising, directing and producing her own theatre projects, such as the award winning play THROUGH THE WIRE about the refugee experience in Australian detention centres, which premiered at the Sydney Festival, moved to the Sydney Opera House and toured extensively. Her most recent work THE BAULKHAM HILLS AFRICAN LADIES TROUPE a celebration of women, human rights, and resilience played four separate packed out seasons in Sydney, toured To London and Nottingham, and returned for a further season at the Sydney Opera house.
Ros has now established her own film company Reflex Productions Ltd and has produced and directed her first documentary film THE BAULKHAM HILLS AFRICAN LADIES TROUPE.