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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa

Portrait of Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa

Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa is a playwright, poet, and screenwriter. Her passion for storytelling and authentic representation has led her to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam Competition (2014) as a finalist, perform on Australia’s Got Talent (2016) as a semi-finalist, and speak at TedxUWA (2017) as well as TedxNewtown (2019). She has performed with notable artists such as Missy Higgins and L-FRESH the Lion, and she has toured across the nation and overseas with her poetry and community arts projects. In 2019, Sukhjit premiered her debut theatre show Fully Sikh with Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Black Swan Theatre Company. Sukhjit is currently developing two TV projects. What Would Suki Do? is a dramedy series based on her childhood and has received funding and support from Screenwest and ABC. Her rom-com One of the Good Ones is being developed through a US accelerator program, Imagine Impact.

 

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