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Season 2, 2013 Program

Welcome to an enquiry into what’s happening in contemporary theatre across the country, with companies and collaborators from Perth, Sydney and Palm Island. Experience…

The Hanging of Jean Lee

A razor-sharp ‘underbelly song cycle’, The Hanging of Jean Lee traces the life of the last Australian woman hanged, at Pentridge Gaol in 1951….

Beautiful One Day

Palm Island, 2004. An Aboriginal man dies in police custody. Members of the Palm Island community make a direct challenge to police power and…

A Small Prometheus

The highly charged and evocative sound and smell of a struck match provide the ignition point for A Small Prometheus; a new work for five…

Whelping Box

Provocative and intelligent, visceral and strange: Whelping Box is a breeding ground for wild things; for dogs and gods. Two performers chain themselves to stakes, to…

I’m Your Man

The boxing gym: a place of dreams of glory, of a better life. The walls are covered in inspirational quotes; bodies are in constant…

Is Art for Arts Sake?

A one-day forum bringing together international, national and local artists to talk about arts practice in the context of participatory models of creation. With…

The Confidence Man

When a large sports bag full of cash is brought into Peter’s very ordinary home, his family finds itself caught up in a sinister…

PROMPTER

Something is broken in the world of PROMPTER. We are caught in the maelstrom of instantaneous reporting, playing the game of guess-what-is-happening-while-itstreams-right-into-your-home. The only…