Rizcel Gagawanan

Sweatshop Writer

Rizcel Gagawanan is a Filipina-Australian actor, writer and producer living and working on unceded Gadigal land. She has performed on stage and screen, and has worked in writers' rooms for several television programs. Rizcel is the co-producer of The Filipinx Writers Room (Kwento Productions), a proud member of Sweatshop Literacy Movement, the treasurer for Women in Theatre and Screen, and part of Sport for Jove’s 2020 Producer Mentor Program. Rizcel's latest short story, Act Like a Filipino, is featured in Racism: Stories on Fear, Hate & Bigotry (Sweatshop, 2021). 

Sweatshop Literacy Movement Inc.

Sweatshop acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we work: the Burramattagal people and clans of the Dharug Nation. We honour their ancestors, elders and emerging generations.