Pauline Trenerry

Pathways Artist

Pauline Trenerry is a Sydney-based poet, playwright and actor. Part of her poem about Milk Crate Theatre, Who We Are, appeared in the Village Voices artwork in November 2017, Surry Hills. She has written two ten-minute play, Waiting for the Bride (performed at The Old Fitz, 2015), and Transference, which she directed as part of the Crash Test Drama group from 2014 - 2017, and played Cherry in Louis Nowra's play Cosi (2016). Highlights of her acting career with Milk Crate Theatre include the creative developments of First Times (2015) and Feast (2016), in which part of her role was to interview the cast of their lived experiences of homelessness. Pauline was the deviser of her costume for Invisibility (2015), a short film about the physical impact our mental illnesses have on our bodies. The film was awarded Best Macro Documentary at the Seattle Social Justice Film Festival. Pauline was also a participant of Milk Crate Theatre's Forum Theatre residency hosting Katy Rubin of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC in 2016. Here she performed in Under Construction and took part in Joker Training. Pauline is passionate about creating collaborative, inclusive work by, with and for the community.