About John Lombard
John is a Canberra-based actor and playwright. His play “Therapist” won the People’s Choice at Short+Sweet Sydney 2014. He is the author of more than 17 short plays including “Dracula Kidnaps Someone’s Bridesmaid” and “The Literary Monogamist” and one full-length play, “Alien Zoo”. His plays have been performed in Canberra, Brisbane and Sydney. As an actor he has performed with Centrepiece Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Canberra Repertory, Tempo Theatre and The Acting Company. He is one of the organisers of Crash Test Drama Canberra and has worked with the CADA Performance Troupe on script development.
Currently he is working on a full length play “Safety Dance” (with a planned debut late 2015) and will be appearing in Rachel Hogan’s new production of The Mandragora, a play written by Machiavelli. He is also co-directing a production of Much Ado About Nothing that will appear at Smith’s Alternative March 2015.