16 October - 24 October
Online and Free
THE DICTIONARY OF IMAGINARY PLACES
By Anna Tregloan
Hot Cross Buns, Dr. Phil, Passion Pop, PTV, Repeat.
Reimagining train life on Zoom Theatre, Anna Tregloan's verbatim piece titled 'The Dictionary of Imaginary Places' explores the mundane realities of the daily commute in the most imaginative way. With ridiculous characters and over-the-top banter, tap on and enjoy the ride.
Chris - Jack Busuttil
James - Claude Sarmiento
Rita - Morgan-Belle Holmes-Bradshaw
Heather - Erica Vandenberg
Zoom Management - Rae Tuck
THE RED BALLOON
By Hilary Bell
“He’s not alone… he’s got his balloon!” From the post-war streets of Paris, follow the adventures of Pascal, a lonely young boy, and his only friend— a big, round, red, rubber balloon— as they navigate a world that doesn’t care that they exist with childlike curiosity and wonder. Join them as they go up against cruel headmasters, strict grandmothers, and bullies as they prove that friendship comes in many different forms.
Three monologues by Daniel Keene
As thousands continue to grapple with life in lockdown, three of Daniel Keene’s rich, lyrical monologues are reimagined over Zoom, offering an intimate window into the lives of those on the fringes of society. Sparse and haunting, this piece explores the bitter reality of social isolation and the battle to stay afloat inside one’s mind without the ballast of human contact.
Dog performed by Columbus Lane
Brief Darkness performed by Lakshmi Ganapathy
The Rain performed by Anastasia Kouloukas
WARNING Course language and sexual content
Friday 16th October, 8pm (Preview)
Saturday 17th October, 6pm
Sunday 18th October, 7pm
Friday 16th October, 2pm (Preview)
Saturday 17th October, 7pm
Sunday 18th October, 5pm
Friday 16th October, 6pm (Preview)
Saturday 17th October, 8pm
Sunday 18th October, 6pm
THE SAME GOD, LAST NIGHT
By William Foley
William Foley is an emerging Performing Artist, and has been working on unceded Wurundjeri and Gubbi Gubbi lands. William is now located in Nambour, QLD at the family home where this performance will take place and be broadcasted. Home has influenced much of this work and the narrative speaks to growth in coming to terms with sexuality, identity and interpersonal trauma. Fighting trauma with Art, will only transgress with love.
WARNING Contains mild nudity and course language
THE COVID CAVE
By David Brownell
Have you been feeling isolated, lonely and going half bonkers? You’ve got cabin fever! Daniel has been stuck in his own dark COVID Cave for eternity. He’s got it real bad! How does he survive? The truth comes out – in The COVID CAVE!
Performed by David Rorkell
Creative Design and Photography: Jennifer Keating and Madeline Liao.
Friday 16th October, 7:30pm
Saturday 17th October, 5:30pm
Sunday 18th October, 8:00pm
Friday 16th October, 5:00pm
Saturday 17th October, 4:30pm
Sunday 18th October, 4:00pm
By Erin Miller
Sam, Tom, Jackie, and Gillian have all been pulled away from their everyday lives and thrown into a strangely relaxed prison. No one is giving them any answers as to why they were chosen to be imprisoned. The only rule of the prison: you cannot leave for any reason. But they can all communicate to each other via a video chat feature on a laptop given to each of them. Meanwhile, outside, a mysterious pandemic continues. At least, that’s what the media is calling it… The four “prisoners” must either work to live “together” in this new world or try to find a way to escape it. If there is a way…
Saturday 24th October, 6:00pm
LOVE OR EUPHORIA?
By Alyssa Trombino
Love or Euphoria? explores Emily’s experiencing dating a partner with a mental illness and the high and lows of their relationship. This disjointed monologue demonstrates her confusion and inner conflict as she no longer knows how to be with or without him. While being constantly at war with herself and her boyfriend Luke, of five years, she wonders if he actually loves her or the feeling he gets from being with her. This concept will be explored through themes of; love and loss. This piece is intended for adult as it addresses domestic violence, physical, mental and emotional abuse, drug abuse, explicit language, sexual references, and mental health. Confronted with the final decision to stay or leave her complicated relationship, Emily decides to walk away for the last time from the person she will always love in order to love and save herself.
Saturday 24th October, 7:30pm