Writer & Producer
Micharne Cloughley is currently a staff writer on Law & Order: SVU, for the historic 21st season of the series.
As a playwright Micharne was the 2016 Friends Creative Arts Fellow at the National Library of Australia, developing her play My Strong Female Ego using the Hazel de Berg oral history collection. The play was further developed in 2018 at the Spark Youth Theatre in Ashfield NSW, Australia. In 2015 Micharne wrote The Way They Live and co-wrote The End and the Beginning, which were performed in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. These plays were produced by The Civilians, the first theatre company to be in residence with the Museum.
Other plays include 99 Phone Calls You Shouldn’t Have Made, Masters of F*** All, Not That Kind of Doll and One Flesh. Her work has been developed or presented in New York by The Tank, Animus Theatre Company, Australian Made Entertainment & NYC Playwrights and in Australia by Holden Street Theatres, Rock Surfers Theatre Company, Playwriting Australia, Griffin Theatre Company, Baggage Productions and the Q Theatre. Micharne served as Literary Associate for The Civilians and was dramaturg for Be the Death of Me, which premiered at the Irondale Center.
As a development producer and researcher in the film and television industries Micharne has 10 years experience in the development, production and casting of scripted and unscripted projects. Micharne has worked for international companies including Eyeworks, Endemol, Fremantle Media and Indievillage. In casting she assisted on films including Unbroken, The Water Diviner, and Strangerland.