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Ellie Nielsen

Ellie Nielsen

Ellie Nielsen divides her time between Paris and Melbourne, where she writes, performs, and reads. She is a graduate of the VCA Drama School and holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from RMIT. She also performs with The Highly Strung Players.

'Long Day’s Journey into Night: A London revival of Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece' by Ellie Nielsen

ABR Arts 30 April 2024
Jeremy Herrin’s London production of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night opens with a scene of such quiet intimacy it is tempting to think that the audience has been admitted early. Actors Brian Cox and Patricia Clarkson are as great a drawcard as the play itself. This is a perfect pairing for a work whose reputation as a masterpiece continues unabated. Theirs is a performance o ... (read more)

'The Picture of Dorian Gray: A triumphant performance from Sarah Snook' by Ellie Nielsen

ABR Arts 19 April 2024
There can be few superlatives left to describe Sarah Snook’s performance in Kip Williams’s London staging of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray – for the simple reason that she’s that good. Three days after I saw the play, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Snook was awarded the Olivier Award for best actress. According to the Guardian’s Lanre Bakare’s summation of the awards on 1 ... (read more)