Tom Taylor (writer)

Tom Taylor (writer)

Born in Melbourne, Australia on November 29, 1978 Tom Taylor [] is an award-winning writer of theatre, television, radio, comic books, film, magazines, satirical news, sketch comedy and musicals.

Performing and writing for theatre and musicals from the age of fourteen, Tom's works have been produced across four continents. His work has won a number of awards and accolades including winning the award for 'Best Dramatic Writing' in Short and Sweet - The worlds largest short play festival.

Perhaps most notably his plays have produced at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Arts Centre and the Edinburgh Fringe.

His writing has also been studied at Melbourne University and the University of Southern California.

As well as writing for magazines, Tom has contributed to several online publications including the American Chronicle and The Spoof. Tom is currently working on several film, television, theatre and other projects, including working with illustrator Colin Wilson.


Winning three awards including Best Dramatic Writing - 'The Example'

Short and Sweet - Melbourne AUS 2005

Finalist Short and Sweet - Sydney, AUS 2006

Finalist - 'A Short Play for a Competition'

Bite-Size International Playwriting Competition - Sussex, UK 2008

Top Ten - 'Short Sighted'

Short, Sweet and Song - Sydney, AUS 2008

Official Selection - 'Drip'

Stratton Players - Boston, USA 2007

Winner of The People's Choice Award - 'A4 2 A3' []

Short, Sweet and Song - Sydney AUS 2007 [|]

Winner of the Judges Choice Award And People’s Choice Award – ‘A Short Play for a Competition’

Crash Test Drama – Melbourne 2007

Top Ten - 'Nazanin'

Magnolia Arts Centre Playwright Award - Greenville USA 2006

Top Ten - 'My Month as a Member'

Write Now National Young Playwright Award - 2005

State Finalist - 'Raw Comedy'

Melbourne International Comedy Festival – 2005

Official Selection - ‘Believe’ and three other plays shortlisted.

Short and Sweet – Sydney 2007

Writing Credits


"Sydney Opera House""Sydney AUS 2006"

"The Esplanade""Singapore 2006"

"Brighton Fringe Festival""Brighton England 2006"

"Seymour Centre""Sydney AUS 2006"

"Melbourne Arts Centre""Melbourne AUS 2005"


"Stratton Players""Boston USA 2007"

"Bedlam Theatre Company""Perth AUS 2007"


"Bite Size Theatre""Brighton England 2007"

"Favourite Shorts""NSW AUS 2007"

"Newtown Theatre""Sydney AUS 2007"

*"A4 2 A3 (With Simon Barlow)"

"NIDA""Sydney AUS 2007"

"Film in Pre - Production 2007"


"Fairfax Theatre, Melbourne Arts Centre""Melbourne, Australia 2007"

"Newtown Theatre""Sydney AUS 2007"


"Melbourne Comedy Festival""Trades Hall, Melbourne AUS 2007"


"Crash Test Drama""Dantes Melbourne AUS 2007"


"The BDP Ensemble""Brisbane AUS 2006"

"Melbourne Arts Centre""Melbourne AUS 2006"

*"TOY COMPANY""The BDP Ensemble""Brisbane AUS 2006"


"Old Fitzroy Hotel Theatre""Sydney AUS 2005"

*"THE RATINGS WAR (With Daniel Hall and Simon Barlow)"

"Melbourne Comedy Festival"" La Mama Theatre AUS 2004"

*"ACTING OUT""Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre""Melbourne AUS 2005"


"Telstra Dome / Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre /""Clock Tower theatre / various venues""Melbourne AUS 2004 - Current"


"Melbourne Fringe Festival""Wesley Anne Melbourne AUS"

*"THREE BAGS FULL (Script Coordinator)"

"The Athenaeum Theatre""Melbourne AUS 2004"

*"CANDIDATE (With Daniel Hall, Simon Barlow and Joe Guiton)"

"Melbourne Comedy Festival"" La Mama Theatre AUS 2003"

*"HARD RUBBISH WEEK (Script coordinator)"

"The Athenaeum Theatre""Melbourne AUS 2003"

*"EVERYBODY LOVES SARAH TONIN (Written with Katie Dircks and Daniel Hall)"

"Richmond Theatrette""Melbourne AUS 2001"


* [ Chronicle Article 1]
* [ Chronicle Article 2]
* [ Link to Tom Taylor's articles for The Spoof (70 odd)]
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External links

* [ Official Website]
* [ Tom Taylor entry at]

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