Full Program

19 February

JOAN


THE RABBLE @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 15 mins » 7:00pm - 8:15pm

This spectacular portrayal of France’s medieval heroine explores female power and persecution through live oration and silent film.

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20 February

NEW OWNER


The Last Great Hunt @ Studio 1 |QPAC

30 mins » 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Repeat Performance

Combining puppetry, live action and animation, New Owner takes you on a world of adventure through a dog’s eyes.

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VALERIE


Last Tapes Theatre Company @ Playhouse | QPAC

1 hr 5 mins » 3:25pm - 4:30pm

Music, genetics and storytelling combine in this inter-generational and interdisciplinary cabaret theatre work that reaches into the guts of family mythologies.

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ANIMAL


InFlux @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 4:35pm - 5:05pm

Animal is an unrelenting, provocative and remorseless vision developed in response to violence towards women.

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IN BETWEEN TWO


Contemporary Asian Australian Performance @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 5:05pm - 5:35pm

TZU’s Joelistics and ARIA-nominated producer James Mangohig explore the soundtrack of their mixed heritage through storytelling, images and hip-hop.

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MY NAME IS JIMI


Queensland Theatre / Jimi Bani @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 6:15pm - 6:45pm

A hilarious and deeply moving work about family, language and culture from acclaimed Australian actor Jimi Bani and his family.

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21 February

PERSONAL


Jodee Mundy Collaborations @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

10 mins » 12:50pm - 1:00pm

Personal is a smart, touching and deeply personal story exploring dis/ability and how we perceive one another.

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THE SHADOW WHOSE PREY THE HUNTER BECOMES


Back to Back Theatre @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

10 mins » 3:05pm - 3:15pm

A new detective story that focuses our collective responsibility for society’s most vulnerable while celebrating our civil and social progress.

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN


Nicola Gunn @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

10 mins » 3:35pm - 3:45pm

Using her distinctive humour, Nicola Gunn explores the moral and ethical complexity of working with children and other social taboos.

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A NOT SO TRADITIONAL STORY


Terrapin Puppet Theatre @ Powerhouse Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

10 mins » 5:20pm - 5:30pm

A subversively funny and radical new work for children that addresses the dark history of Tasmania with humour and charm.

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THE IRRESISTIBLE


Side Pony Productions & The Last Great Hunt @ Visy Theatre | Brisbane Powerhouse

1 hr 15 mins » 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Thursday & Friday

Told through multiple parallel narratives that intersect through mystery and sci-fi, The Irresistible is a reckless, intoxicating love letter to the subconscious.

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22 February

ICH NIBBER DIBBER


post @ Playhouse | QPAC

1 hr 10 mins » 1:30pm - 2:40pm

Ich Nibber Dibber hilariously and insightfully maps the lives and practices of three women coming of age in the 21st Century.

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BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR


ILBIJERRI Theatre Company @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 3:10pm - 3:40pm

Unapologetic, passionate and visceral Blood on the Dance Floor invokes ancestral lineage in a contemporary quest for courage and hope.

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TE PŌ


Nightsong @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 5:20pm - 5:50pm

An eloquent and surprising comedy punctuated with Māori showband tunes, Te Pō is about finding a lost loved one.

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23 February

SEX AND DEATH


Samara Hersch & Collaborators @ Turbine Platform | Brisbane Powerhouse

20 mins » 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Large Scale Pitch

Part-date, part-photoshoot, Sex and Death invites you to reflect on life, death and what happens in between.

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