Yve Blake is a playwright, screenwriter, and songwriter, born and raised on Gadigal land. After premiering at Belvoir and Queensland Theatre in 2019, FANGIRLS returned in 2021 for a national tour, and now Yve is peeing-her-pants to know that this show is on at the Sydney actual Opera House?! This production of FANGIRLS has also been awarded the 2019 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Mainstage Musical, and the Matilda Award for Best Musical or Cabaret. Yve’s work on Fangirls scored her the 2021 Green Room award for New Australian Writing for Musical Theatre and the 2020 AWGIE award for Music Theatre, and also scored her an Aria award nomination for Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album. Yve is an alumni of the Royal Court Writers’ Programme, a recipient of the ATYP Rebel Wilson Theatre-maker scholarship, and has been a visiting artist at Princeton University. Her 2019 TEDxSydney talk about Fangirls has been promoted to an official TED talk on TED.com, where it has been viewed more than 1.4 million times. Her current commissions include a co-written feature film for Aquarius films, and a movie musical for Mark Gordon Productions.