Courtney Stewart becomes CAAP's Artistic Associate in 2022. Courtney is a director, dramaturg, actor and teaching artist. A participant in the CAAP Directors' Initiative in partnership with Sydney Theatre Company, she was awarded the Richard Wherrett Fellowship in 2021, and is currently Directing Associate at STC.
Trained at Queensland University of Technology, Courtney has worked on numerous productions and developments of new Australian work such as Eat Me for NIDA and STC, Julius Caesar, Playing Beatie Bow, Hamlet - Prince of Skidmark and Australian Graffiti for STC, Double Delicious for Contemporary Asian Australian Performance, Neon Tiger by Julia-Rose Lewis and Single Asian Female by Michelle Law for La Boite and Belvoir St Theatre, A Ghost in My Suitcase by Vanessa Bates, Siti Rubiyah by Katrina Irawati Graham, Barbaric Truth by Jordan Shea, Orange Thrower by Kirsty Marillier and White Pearl by Anchuli Felicia King.
Courtney was the Assistant Performance Director for the City of Sydney 2016 Chinese New Year Lunar Lantern Festival. As a dedicated Teaching Artist, Courtney has worked with Sydney Theatre Company, NIDA, ATYP and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Courtney was previously Chair of the Equity Diversity Committee and a delegate to the National Performer’s Committee. She was previously a board member for Contemporary Asian Australian Performance.