Performance

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Imago

Through various styles of dance, the human body will symbolize and explore life, preservation, metamorphosis, decay and death.

Performance

7.00–7.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Hearts of Change

What happens when we embrace our vulnerability and allow it to fuel our actions and words when connecting with others?

Performance

6.00–6.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Eye Resolution

An interactive live projection work illuminating how humanity is moved by the unseen, the space between and contagious blindsight.

Performance

5.00–5.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Don’t Read The Comments

Exploring the oppressive nature of freedom of speech online, using verbatim comments from media articles.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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I Am

Celebrating inclusion through dance, this performance works to introduce society’s inexperience of disability.

Performance

12.00–12.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Sisyphus

Drop in & out of this performance installation come endurance test inspired by the Greek myth Sisyphus.

Performance

Multiple Times Multiple locations

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The Girlfriend Experience

Step into a strip club after hours, when the patrons have left, and see it from a sex workers perspective.

Performance

9.00–10.00pm The Basement

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The Mechanics of Entanglement

A piece about mathematics, the beginnings of the universe and the fundamental indeterminism of the quantum world.

Performance

8.00–8.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Flamin Eamon

Stand Back, I Know Science

Join Eamon and Melissa as they pit wits against each other in a cyclone of smoke, flames and gleeful mayhem.

Performance

Multiple Times Multiple locations

DYA sisters inside

Waiting and Searching

A birthday hug from Mum. A high five from your sister. A chance to learn from the one who knows you the best. Imagine if you had to wait hours for the one thing that most young people get to do everyday: talk to their parents. Waiting and Searching shares the untold stories of young people who are navigating their way through life and the unfair rules and regulations of the criminal injustice system. A part of Backbone’s 2high Festival at Metro Arts.

Performance

6.00–6.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

El Telon

Lenguas Irónicas

This audacious proposal will explore, through a physical theatre drama, the behaving of a brain in a multi linguistic environment.

Performance

5.30–6.15pm Sue Benner Theatre

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The Community Pulse

Our community has a pulse that spans time and space. Tap into the history and present of this festival and venue.

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4.30–5.30pm Carpark Stage

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Naked

Fracture. Buckle. Dislocate. Three collections of solo dance and circus performances that leave artists honest, open and bare.

Performance

7.00–9.30pm Carpark Stage

Submerged

Submerged

Left alone, we become submerged in our thoughts. For some, this means freedom. For others, it is inescapable, overwhelming, suffocating.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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An Act of Intimacy

What are the conditions necessary for intimacy beyond the mutual desire to connect? A one-on-one encounter.

Performance

6.00–10.00pm The Cutting Bar

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Dr Quixote

Out of body experiences are really not in keeping with lab safety guidelines, but Doctor Quixote brings back such stories…

Performance

5.30–6.00pm The Basement

Anthony Borsato

The Lolly Bishop Experience

Mathew works as a drag queen. One night the Diva Lolly Bishop appears at the club and she’s not happy.

Performance

4.15–5.00pm The Basement

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The Idea

Part Ted talk, part physical theatre, part stand up comedy. Was Einstein really a genius or just good at listening to ideas? Enter the world of The Idea.

Performance

4.00–4.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

Young Goose Productions

Mess.

Lana and Eloise are the mess. On Eloise’s couch the pair discuss their meaningless lives, loves, jobs and complaints.

Performance

3.00–3.50pm The Basement

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Aunties Talkin’

If mothers know best, grandmothers know everything. A play created with an Indigenous grandmothers group with plenty of stories to tell.

Performance

2.00–2.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

You Mad Bro?

You mad, bro?

Exploring feminism and how it relates to the differently-abled woman with sass, charm, musical interludes and a sunny disposition.

Performance

1.45–2.30pm The Basement

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Letters I Never Sent

An introspective, heartfelt and playful look at what happens when you stop trying to force yourself into boxes that don’t fit.

Performance

Multiple Times Multiple locations

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Sweat of The Earth

Climate Change: The most important and overlooked issue of our time?

Performance

12.00–12.45pm The Studio

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Joyride

A funny and personal look at life after the high school gates close. Follow a group of friends as they party and talk their way onto The Simpsons.

Performance

12.00–12.30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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Interrupting the Internet by YAK YAK YAK Youth Arts Kuranda

A new theatre work looking at regional young people’s relationship with the internet, handheld devices and families.

Performance

Multiple Times Multiple locations

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Parental Guidance Recommended

With the influx of media, information freely flowing and safety alerts on high, step inside to see what it is like to be a child in today’s society.

Performance

12:00pm-12:30pm Sue Benner Theatre

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If You’ve Got It

Welcome to “If You’ve Got It”, the game show that exploits the problems of real women for your entertainment.

Performance

6:30–7:15pm The Basement