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Ava Karuso

All play and no work

All play and no work

It’s 7:30pm. October 29th. I’m freaking out.


Life. Death. Food. Ferns.

Life. Death. Food. Ferns.

Gumpaste and royal icing ferns.


Life. Death. Food.

Life. Death. Food.

This horror project has taken an edible turn. Red Velvet cake pops dipped in white chocolate.


Avatars ASSEMBLE!

Avatars ASSEMBLE!

When I close my eyes, I see cork figurines dancing before me in an endless waltz.


What’s this? A play reading!?

What’s this? A play reading!?

Hello internets! I’m self promoting! This year we are putting on a play for the Sydney Fringe Festival. It is awesome. The play is called Rope Burn. It’s written by me. And on THIS FRIDAY (the 20th) I’m putting on a super special sneaky reading of the play! It’ll be on at 23 Playfair St, […]


CRACK THAT WIP!

It’s done. Finally.


Me.

Me.

I am the ArtsLab12 imposter.


What am I doing?!?!?!?!?!

This is actually the inside of my brain

Really. What?


Something to look forward to…or not

Something to look forward to…or not

Boom POW!

Boom POW!

We have been induced, like the overdue babies we are. We’ve been catapulted head first into a world that is new and scary and exactly where we’re supposed to be right now. We’ve been cooed at by many – the grown ups, the older kids who’ve done this all before – and now we’re already […]


Introducing Ava Karuso

Introducing Ava Karuso

  Ava Karuso ┬áis a young playwright and improviser from Sydney. Her first writing credit was the short play Spoons and Forks, performed and published in 2008. Since then her love of playwriting has grown, her most recent short play Guilt of the Vaudevillian was performed in the 2011 Short and Sweet festivals in Melbourne, […]