Dr Peter Beaglehole

Associate Lecturer (Teaching Specialist (Acad))

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Bedford Park (240)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Peter Beaglehole is a playwright. His work has been performed in ATYP’s Intersection 2017, published by Currency press, and in the 2013 Come Out Festival (Now DreamBIG Children’s Festival). His play Strata was a finalist in 2018 for the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award and won the Young Playwright’s Award in 2016. He received a 2018 Carclew Fellowship to develop his new play Petrichor with the mentorship of Mary Anne Butler.
He also completed a PhD in Australian theatre history, focusing on six plays by Dorothy Hewett and approaching them from the field of Memory Studies.


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Doctor of Philosophy

Honours, awards and grants
  • 2022 Winner Jill Blewett Playwright's Award
  • 2018
 Finalist in Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award
  • 2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, in a team with Dr Maggie Ivanova and Dr Alex Vickery-Howe
  • 2018 Carclew Fellowship
  • 2016 Strata Senior Winner STCSA Young Playwrights Award
  • 2016 3MT Flinders Finalist
  • 2015 Round 2 Carclew Project and Development Grant with Back Porch Theatre
  • 2014 May Day Shortlisted STCSA Young Playwrights Award
  • University Medal 2012
  • The Caroline Macdonald Bachelor of Creative Arts/Creative Writing Thesis Prize 2012
  • The Ann Flaxman Prize in English 2012
  • The Imprints Booksellers Fiction Prize 2011
Topic coordinator
DRAM1001 Theatre in Context
DRAM3100 Contemporary Performance Practice