Baz Luhrmann Overview

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Born: September 17, 1962

Growing up in New South Wales in Australia, Luhrmann attended the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney. During his studies at the prestigious university, he was chosen to assist with the play production of The Mahabarata. With that experience under his belt, Luhrmann decided to stage a thirty minute play called Strictly Ballroom. The play went on to win numerous awards at the World Youth Theater Festival. Luhrmann continued to direct stage plays while in university, and once... See All


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