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Aliyah Knight

Writer, actor & director

Aliyah is a storyteller and performer living and working on Gadigal land. She is passionate about telling queer and diverse stories that represent complex and flawed individuals. 

Aliyah is a storyteller and performer living and working on unceded Gadigal land. She is passionate about telling queer and diverse stories that represent complex and flawed individuals. 

 

Aliyah is a member of ATYP’s Fresh Ink cohort for 2024. She is the recipient of Performance Space’s 2024 Stephen Cummins Residency, during which she is developing a new hybrid work THE DOG HOUSE under the mentorship of Anna Breckon (The Second Woman, Set Piece). They were also selected for their Queer Development Program.

 

Aliyah is currently developing their first full-length play, Snakeface, a modern-day adaptation of the myth of Medusa, with which she is a finalist for the 2024 New Play Award held by the Australian Theatre Festival NYC.

 

Aliyah is also an experienced note-taker, having worked with Roadshow Rough Diamond and Mad Ones Films across several rooms. They are currently developing Blood Rush, a horror-comedy pilot about a vampire girlband.

 

Aliyah graduated from AFTRS with a Bachelor of Arts in Screen Production in 2024. Their final film Consume is a queer horror short exploring the intersection of religious trauma and internalized homophobia. In 2023, Aliyah was selected for ATYP’s National Studio program, resulting in their short play Four Legs Good being commissioned for ATYP’s Intersection Festival

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