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Andi Snelling

Come enter the Temple of Poetry. Just you, me and my typewriter for ten precious minutes.  




Like nothing you’ve ever experienced before, type-a-poet is intimate, immersive and entirely dedicated to you, the audience of one. Sitting in silence with award-winning performer/writer Andi Snelling, you will be transported to another realm, where Andi will conjure an original poem for your soul on her typewriter – an inked gift for you to keep. 


Part side show, part spiritual reading, type-a-poet is a magical, meditative experience that will heal the heart, bend the mind and explode time. Alongside the ongoing success of her five award-winning solo show, Happy-Go-Wrong, Andi is offering this raw, honed-in experience that is uniquely tailored to you. Set in a magical micro world hidden amongst the busy outside world, type-a-poet marries Andi’s love of word wizardry with her talent for improvisation, in her ever-continuing pursuit of shared humanity through art.  

Quite possibly the most raw, authentic and vulnerable piece of performance art you could imagine. The session might have only lasted 10 minutes but the memories and the way it touched me. I am marvelled at Andi's ability to see us each as individuals and create something bespoke.

Date and TIME

Thursday, 21 September:

6:00pm – 7:00pm


Friday, 22 September:

6:10pm – 7:30pm 


Saturday, 23 September:

1:00pm – 2:00pm and 2:20pm – 4:00pm


This one on one immersive experience is delivered in a ‘drop in’ format and patrons are required to pre-register for a 10 minute slot. 


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Audience Access Pack

This experience is a silent one with no spoken dialogue, except where needed for accessibility. Patrons can register their access requirements when booking their free slot.




Patron’s Deck

Queensland Theatre

78 Mantague Road

South Brisbane QLD 4101

An orange old-fashioned typewriter is shot on a gray concrete floor with various white feathers laying around it. A small piece of paper is in the typewriter and there is a big pile of the same-sized paper on the left hand side.

Andi Snelling

Andi Snelling (she/her) 
Andi Snelling is a multi-award-winning performer, writer, mentor and an Australia Council for the Arts Future Leader. She makes boundary-pushing theatre that explores the human condition through the personal as universal.Andi holds a BA (French & German)/Dip. Creative Arts (Theatre Studies), from University of Melbourne, completed on a scholarship program at Freie Universität Berlin, where she lived for many years before moving to London to study an MA Performance (Acting) at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.  


Her career highlights include: Edith in Picnic at Hanging Rock (BBC), Brinda in Neighbours (Fremantle Media), Ensemble in Crazy for You (London Palladium), Inflight Voice for Qatar Airways and her four critically-acclaimed solo shows, with Happy-Go-Wrong winning five awards, being named a highlight of the year in 2019 (The Age) and ranked #4 of Top 10 Theatre Shows of South Australia in 2022 (Barefoot Review), and her new hit show, type-a-poet which was nominated for Best in Experimental at Melbourne Fringe 2022. 


Andi is passionate about the intersection of art and health and is an ambassador for the Lyme Disease Association of Australia, a member of the Arts Centre Melbourne Arts Wellbeing Advisory Group and works as a Disability Inclusion Facilitator for Purple Orange 

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