Janice Muller is a stage director who has worked across Australia and internationally for companies including Malthouse Theatre, Belvoir, Carriageworks, Sydney Festival, Sydney Chamber Opera and Berlin’s Hebbel Theater.
She also collaborates as a dramaturg and writer and has devised several site-specific performances. She has directed two new Australian operatic works: Ned, composer Luke Styles/libretto Peter Goldsworthy (Perth Festival 2019) and Biographica composer Mary Finsterer/libretto Tom Wright (Sydney Chamber Opera/Sydney Festival 2017). Recent theatre directing credits include Good Muslim Boy, co-adapted with Osamah Sami (Malthouse, Queensland Theatre), Revolt She Said. Revolt Again by Alice Birch (Malthouse) and Lake Disappointment (Carriageworks) which was nominated for 5 Sydney Theatre Awards. In 2016 she was Director in Residence at the Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne. Janice is the recipient of various awards and scholarships including the VCA Keith and Elisabeth Travelling Scholarship and a grant to the Royal Court Theatre’s International Residency. Janice is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (1998), the University of New South Wales (1996).