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EMERGE - New Short Works
Artistic Director: Sally Blackwood

29 Nov - 6 Dec 2014.
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Australian Hall, 150 Elizabeth St, Sydney
FREE for students & teachers,
$15 general admission
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Emerge yourself in the Festival Garden Bar... The Emerge experience kicks off 45mins before showtime with raw pre-show performances & video installation...or hang out & play ping pong...why not? The Festival Garden Bar at Emerge. Be here. Early.

Developed, created, designed, produced and performed by the Bachelor of Performance 2014 Graduating Company.

Emerge : New Short Works Festival

An exciting season of new short theatre works created, developed, designed, produced and performed by the Graduating Company of AIM Dramatic Arts as their professional showcase.

Show 1: Eat Me

Marnie Ferragosto is an everyday mother raising a healthy family in the image that society promotes. But at what cost? Packed to the brim full of gastronomic and musical delights, Eat Me will make you laugh, cry, eat, sing and question how society shapes us and our families.

Created, produced and performed by Et Al.
Writers: Patrick Howard and Genevieve Muratore
Director: Sarah Watson

Show 2: Hank

Desperate job seeker James applies for a position with a large, bumbling corporation. When things take a turn for the absurd,  James must decide what he is willing to do for the job.

Created, produced and performed by Chimerical Theatre
Writer: Ryan Devlin
Director:Rebecca Casey

Show 3: Peel Prawn

A post-dramatic piece set against the backdrop of strip clubs focused on the twisted relationship between one man and the daughter he never knew.
Created, produced and performed by The Blacklist
Writer: Madeline Baghurst
Director: Jordan Keyes-Liley

Show 4: a casualty of birth

"This is not fiction, This is not fact. This is not nice and this is not pretty. It is the truth"  A dark tale about families and mental Illness. Olivia and Aaron are drawn into the world in which their brother Kane inhabits. A family that plays together, stays together.

Created, produced and performed by Et Al.
Writer: Nathan Wilson
Directors: Alexis Hammerton & Nathan Wilson

Show 5: It Was All Too Much For Her

Thrust into a support group with like-minded women, Julie must confront the fatal mistake she made in her ill-fated marriage.

Created, produced and performed by Chimerical Theatre
Writer: Mariya Tkachenko
Director: Tabitha Woo

Show 6: Tell Me That You Love Me

When Joe returns home to find that his girlfriend Jill has prepared an extravagant dinner, everything is not as it seems.  Sometimes love has deadly consequences.

Created, produced and performed by The Blacklist
Writer: Bronte Axam
Director: Madeline Baghurst

Duration is approximately 2.5 hours including a 20 min interval.

Please note, this production is rated M for mature audience. It contains simulated violence, partial nudity, coarse language, adult themes and strobe lighting.

Australian Hall is a 10 minute walk from Central Station and AIM’s main campus in Foveaux Street, Surry Hills. The closest train station is Museum or there is a bus stop out the front of Australian Hall if you are coming by bus.


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