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Elly Varrenti

Elly Varrenti
Elly Varrenti originally she trained as an actress and singer and went on to perform with Melbourne’s major and independent theatre companies and for television and radio.

In the 1990’s Elly started arts broadcasting and theatre reviewing and continued to work as a freelance broadcaster for local ABC 774 and Radio National. She is well known for her regular monologue-columns for ABC Radio’s
As a freelance writer Elly contributes to The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and parenting magazines. She is currently theatre reviewer for The Melbourne Times and the co-ordinator of Professional Writing & Editing at Melbourne’s Box Hill Institute.

Elly Varrenti will be appearing:

Frightening or funny, the father casts a large shadow across a child's life.
Elly Varrenti and Dmetri Kakmi discuss various techniques for recapturing your past.
Will the timeless boy-meets-girl story ever run out of steam?