Sophie Minissale is an artist, editor, and radio presenter living in Boorloo (Perth). She boasts an incredibly diverse and exceptional arts practice including photography, playwriting, editing, videography, event and festival programming. A graduate of the University of Western Australia, they completed a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communications and History mid-way through 2020.
Most recently, Sophie has had the privilege to work as the 2023 Creative Coordinator for the 2023 state-wide youth arts and culture Festival, KickstART Festival by Propel Youth Arts WA. This saw her programming the week long Festival in conjunction with Youth Week WA. You can view the program here.
Sophie is a respected photographer who has been lucky enough to work with clients including Perth Festival, Melbourne Arts Centre, Fremantle Arts Centre, Highs and Lows, Propel Youth Arts WA, PICA, RTR FM 92.1, West Australian Music (WAM), Centre for Stories, The Corner Gallery, WAYTCo, Curtin University, STRUT Dance Co, and The Blue Room Theatre.
Her photography has also been featured in several publications, including the ABC, SBS, ArtsHub, National Indigenous Times, OUTInPerth and Seesaw Magazine.
Sophie’s most recent writing endeavour, Alex and Evie and the Forever Falling Rain debuted at the State Theatre Centre of WA in early 2022 to critical success. This was produced with ‘every other theatre company’ which she co-founded in 2020. It was performed again at the State Theatre Centre in 2023. 2023 will also see the show tour regionally in WA after a season at AWESOME Arts Festival in collaboration with The Blue Room Theatre.
In late 2020 Sophie joined the RTR FM community and since then has been involved in coordinating and presenting collectives including All Things Queer, Midnight Special, and The Agenda.
Sophie joined the youth literary publication Pulch in 2020 as an Assistant Editor. They then assumed leadership of the project in 2021, securing funding to create a pilot print edition of the Mag, and were lucky enough to usher in the next generation for 2022.
Sophie's artistic drive focuses on filling community needs and attempting to create opportunities for others that she wished they’d had when they were younger, with the goal of others eventually taking the wheel and making it all better.
Sophie’s pronouns are she / they / her.
photo by Ria Maglinao
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