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Felicity Jurd



Nationality:    Australian
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Felicity holds a degree in English Literature and French Language. Felicity has had some short stories published prior to writing I May Fly. Felicity is primarily an actor, having trained extensively in Sydney before training professionally in New York at the Atlantic Theater Company for 2 years. Felicity is currently residing in London where she works as a performance coach. Felicity is in development her new picture based story Postcards from the edge of Insanity.

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        I May Fly

I May Fly

May Hart was born in Subiaco, Perth as the youngest of six in an Irish Catholic Family, May was left to her own devices playing pranks, jokes and exchanging chocolate from her mother's shop in Subiaco for maths answers. In a time when children were seen and not heard, May found a way to get laughter and applause. Cheeky, naughty, unconventional and deeply wounded by some tragic realities, imagination saved her. May Hart forged a career in radio in Perth, with her first paid role at the age of 14. She worked throughout the 1930's at aBC Radio in Perth and the Perth Repertory theatre Company. She performed a range of roles in radio, and is still remembered as May Hart from aBC radio by people across Australia. Following her marriage on 14/4/41, May moved to Melbourne due to the air force moving her husband and immediately gained work on the airwaves at aBC Melbourne. at the end of the war, her husband was then relocated to Sydney. May then won a coveted scholarship to a 3 year training at the Whitehall academy in Sydney. Her classmates included Bill Redmond, Doreen Harrup and Vincent Ball. She then became known as May Pusey, most famous for playing guest roles on Australian Television shows such as Water Rats, Police Rescue, a Country Practice, Home and away and for tutoring high profile performers through the Genesian theatre in Sydney and the Kincoppal Girls Boarding School for 23 years.

Based on Autobiographical Accounts of A well known Australian Actress & teacher, I May Fly is A solo play in one Act running At Approximately 70 minutes. the play is Accompanied by original composition by Guy Mcewan And charts her life from Aged 8 to Aged 80. the play was written in October 2005 And first performed in January 2006 in Sydney, Australia. It has since been performed in New York, London, Brisbane And Adelaide And has been invited for submission At the British Library. Performance And publishing rights can be Applied for by direct contact with the Author

1st Produced:
Bar Me, Sydney, Australia     2006

Felicity Jurd

1st Published:
Being submitted to British Library on request,    


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