Beautiful One Day

Palm Island, 2004 – an Aboriginal man dies in police custody. Frustrated by the state response, members of the Palm Island community make a direct challenge to police power. The station is burned down. Eight years later,...

A Small Prometheus

The highly charged and evocative sound and smell of a struck match provide the ignition point for A Small Prometheus – a new work for five dancers about the consequences of small actions and the fragility of physical sys...

Whelping Box

An absurd spectacle carried off with extreme physicality at close proximity, Whelping Box is a feat of endurance, playful rituals, idiosyncratic mythmaking, glorified acts of machismo and power games. Feeding on the ener...

I’m Your Man

You enter a boxing gym: place of dreams, of glory, of a better life. The walls are covered in inspirational quotes, bodies are in constant motion and minds are elsewhere. The stakes are high. Everyone wants to be special...

Prompter (review)

The cavernous surrounds of the Arts House Meat Market sets the scene for Hydra Poesis’s chaotic presentation of Prompter – a work exploring the boundaries of news practice via new technology, driven by the appetites of m...

The Confidence Man

Told with the gripping intimacy of a tale whispered in your ear, The Confidence Man is a gripping thriller complete with family betrayal, underworld villains and unabated greed. Peter’s family is poised on the precipice ...

Prompter

Something has been broken in the world of Prompter by instantaneous news reporting. Journalists and their audience are caught in a game of ‘guess-what-is-happening-while-it-streams-right-into-your-home’. And as this real...