Writer & Producer
Micharne Cloughley currently writes for Law & Order: SVU. This is her second season on the series, after joining the staff in 2019.
As a playwright she was the 2016 Friends Creative Arts Fellow at the National Library of Australia, where she wrote A Dream Panel of Real Women. The play was further developed in 2018 at the Spark Youth Theatre in Ashfield, 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 in residence with the Museum.
Other plays include 43 Stages of Grieving, 99 Phone Calls You Shouldn’t Have Made, You and U.S., Not That Kind of Doll and One Flesh. Her work has been developed or presented in New York by Judson Memorial Church, The Tank, Animus Theatre Company, Australian Made Entertainment and 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 was Literary Associate for The Civilians and dramaturg for Be the Death of Me, which premiered at the Irondale Center. Future collaborations in 2021 include working with the Brisbane Sci-fi Theatre Festival and Hobart Festival of Women Writers.
As a development producer and researcher Micharne has 10 years experience, working on both scripted and unscripted projects for film and television. Micharne has worked for international companies including Eyeworks, Endemol, Fremantle Media and Indievillage.