Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell is the Executive Director of WestWords, Western Sydney’s Literature Development Organisation. Prior to this role he has variously been a Festival Director (Brisbane Writers Festival), director of opera and theatre (working with many of Sydney’s major theatre companies and Opera Australia), producer, events manager, TV presenter, choreographer and principal dancer in both ballet and contemporary/tanztheater companies in Australia and Germany. He writes predominantly for performance, co-wrote multi-Helpmann Award nominated opera Madeline, produced by Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House and State Opera of South Australia. He also wrote Keith Bain’s Principles of Movement.