“Patrick Livesey is one of the most highly talented young performers, writers and directors in Australia. His recent shows at the Adelaide Fringe have been rapturously received, innovative and audacious. He is gifted and diligent. I cannot commend him highly enough.” - Peter Goers OAM
“Patrick Livesey is the real deal. Such a strong, smart, inventive, present and dynamic performer.” - Mitchell Butel, Artistic Director of STCSA
"Patrick Livesey is marvellous. He holds the audience in the palm of his hand. His comic timing is exceptional." - The Australian Arts Review
"A sensitive and natural performer. He is one to watch" - Theatre Press
"He’s funny, sharp and ... absolutely delightful." - The Upside News
Patrick Livesey is a multi-award-winning actor, writer and producer and a 2017 graduate of VCA. In 2018, Patrick wrote and performed The Boy, George, winning the NZ Tour Ready Award and a nomination for Best Performance at Melbourne Fringe. In 2020, comedian Joel Creasey and Richard Carroll staged a version of this work at Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne. Patrick’s second play, Gone Girls, earned rave reviews at Adelaide Fringe 2020 and is programmed as part of Gasworks Arts Park 2022 main season. Alongside their partner, Wil King, Patrick commissioned, produced and starred in DIRT by Angus Cameron, directed by Bronwen Coleman, for Adelaide Fringe 2021, winning four awards and a dozen five-star reviews. They are currently writing their third play, Little Yellow Bird, which was shortlisted for the Midsumma Queer Playwriting Award 2021 and is currently working with Princess Pictures on the development of original content for film and television. Other acting credits include #KWANDA by Tom Ballard, directed by Alan Brough and The Campaign by Campion Decent, directed by Peter Blackburn.