Cynthia Hopkins

Cynthia Hopkins
Multi-award winning writer, composer and musician Cynthia Hopkins performs as part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival.

In 2007, she received the prestigious Alpert Award in Theatre, for her unique music/theatre projects with her band Gloria Deluxe. She has received two Bessie Awards for Parts I & II of The Accidental Trilogy respectively and is currently working on part III of the trilogy, The Success of Failure (or, The Failure of Success).

In addition to her work as a creator, Hopkins has composed and performed for many theatre and film projects, including multiple productions with Big Dance Theater and director/filmmaker DJ Mendel.

Cynthia Hopkins spoke to Australian Stage’s Jan Chandler.





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Cynthia Hopkins performs October 20 at the Beck's Bar. Further information»

Gloria Deluxe - www.gloriadeluxe.com


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Cynthia Hopkins. Photo - Kristy Mogensen

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