About Bel

Belinda is an actor, writer, director and drama teacher. Trained at National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her studies have included: extensive training in Seech and Drama from Trinity College London, the Alexander Technique, screen acting, singing and dance and Tai Chi.

In 2014 she co-founded the independent theatre company, Wit Incorporated, based in Melbourne's inner west, where she was Artistic Director from 2014 to 2020.

Her theatre credits include: That Time Everything Went Well and We Were Totally Fine, Bombshells, Outside In, A Scandal in the Weimar, A Hero's Guide to Saving the Planet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Fairy Tale News, Couch Potato, Cosi and The Bookworm.

Her writing has been performed in Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival. Her plays Fairy Tale News and A Hero’s Guide to Saving the Planet have since been published by Australian Plays. I Am A Monster was shortlisted for Playmarket NZ's 2018 Plays For the Young Competition.

Belinda loves creating performances for and with children, and in 2016 she founded Wit Incorporated's children's outreach program, Wit Kids, providing after school drama for primary aged kids at a low cost. She's written a number of children's plays for adults and kids to perform, and enjoys writing songs on the ukulele.