Through various styles of dance, the human body will symbolize and explore life, preservation, metamorphosis, decay and death.
Hearts of Change
What happens when we embrace our vulnerability and allow it to fuel our actions and words when connecting with others?
An interactive live projection work illuminating how humanity is moved by the unseen, the space between and contagious blindsight.
Don’t Read The Comments
Exploring the oppressive nature of freedom of speech online, using verbatim comments from media articles.
Celebrating inclusion through dance, this performance works to introduce society’s inexperience of disability.
Drop in & out of this performance installation come endurance test inspired by the Greek myth Sisyphus.
The Girlfriend Experience
Step into a strip club after hours, when the patrons have left, and see it from a sex workers perspective.
The Mechanics of Entanglement
A piece about mathematics, the beginnings of the universe and the fundamental indeterminism of the quantum world.
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.
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.
This audacious proposal will explore, through a physical theatre drama, the behaving of a brain in a multi linguistic environment.
The Community Pulse
Our community has a pulse that spans time and space. Tap into the history and present of this festival and venue.
Fracture. Buckle. Dislocate. Three collections of solo dance and circus performances that leave artists honest, open and bare.
Left alone, we become submerged in our thoughts. For some, this means freedom. For others, it is inescapable, overwhelming, suffocating.
An Act of Intimacy
What are the conditions necessary for intimacy beyond the mutual desire to connect? A one-on-one encounter.
Out of body experiences are really not in keeping with lab safety guidelines, but Doctor Quixote brings back such stories…
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.
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.
Lana and Eloise are the mess. On Eloise’s couch the pair discuss their meaningless lives, loves, jobs and complaints.
If mothers know best, grandmothers know everything. A play created with an Indigenous grandmothers group with plenty of stories to tell.
You mad, bro?
Exploring feminism and how it relates to the differently-abled woman with sass, charm, musical interludes and a sunny disposition.
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.
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.
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.
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.