Fleur Kilpatrick is the Artistic Director of Riverland Youth Theatre, living and working on Erawirrung Country. She an award-winning playwright and educator and a never-awarded director. She holds a postgraduate diploma of directing and a Masters in playwriting from the VCAM. She is a passionate advocate for safe, celebratory spaces for young people, a carer for children with complex needs and her work with young queer people recently saw them present her with a pipe cleaner crown and the title of ‘Protector of the Gays’ at the 2023 Ally Awards. 

Prior to coming to the Riverland, Fleur was a lecturer and producer/programmer at Monash Centre for Theatre and Performance for five years. In 2020, her efforts teaching during lockdown won her the Monash Student Association’s Arts Faculty Teaching Excellence award and saw her short-listed for the university-wide Above and Beyond Award.


Our mission is to provide artists and non-artists with opportunities to create contemporary works that explore local ideas and new way of coming together in the public domain.

OSCA acknowledges we work on Kaurna Land – always was, always will be.

OSCA is funded by Arts South Australia. We also receive project support from the Australia Council, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, Country Arts SA and the City of Onkaparinga.