Ad­ver­sity can’t stop play­wright Mul­vany

Canning Times - - NEWS - With a Wilm’s tu­mour of the kid­ney at three years of age, caused by her fa­ther’s ex­po­sure to Agent Or­ange. Her early school­ing was in­ter­rupted for sev­eral years.

CURTIN Univer­sity has awarded an Hon­orary Doc­tor­ate of Let­ters to play­wright and ac­tor Kate Mul­vany.

Daugh­ter of a Viet­nam vet­eran, Ms Mul­vany was di­ag­nosed

She com­pleted a dou­ble ma­jor in theatre and scriptwrit­ing and re­cently won the 2017 Help­mann Award for Best Fe­male Ac­tor in a Play.

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