“Patrick Livesey is one of the most highly talented young performers, writers and directors in Australia. Their recent shows at the Adelaide Fringe have been rapturously received, innovative and audacious. They are gifted and diligent. I cannot commend them 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. They hold the audience in the palm of their hand. Their comic timing is exceptional." - Gavin Roach, The Australian Arts Review
"A sensitive and natural performer. They are one to watch" - Owen James, Theatre Press
"Patrick Livesey is a force in modern Australian theatre!" - Barry Hill, Stage Whispers
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. The WA premiere of this work won Best Theatre at Fringe World 2022. Their third play Naomi won the Adelaide Critics Circle Award and the Mental Health Awareness Award at Adelaide Fringe 2022. They are currently writing their fourth play, WOOLF, which won the inaugural Fast Track Award from Midsumma Festival and they are 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.