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Creation Creation

Fairfax Studio, 19 – 20 August

Two fearless creators will step onto the stage and attempt to unravel the mysteries of the universe for Children and their Families in Windmill Theatre Company’s Creation Creation at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Fairfax Theatre between 19-20 August.
 
How did we get here? Are aliens real? And is it possible to lick your elbow? Based on interviews with members of the community aged between 8-102, Creation Creation is a comedy about life’s biggest mysteries. A world of wonder will be on the cards as this playful work invites the audience to approach the big ideas in a fun, performative arena. It’s a wild theatrical experiment for the curious among us.
 
“This spirit of invention was something that bound each and every interview we had the fortune of conducting. At its core, this show is a celebration of the creativity and diversity that makes our community so wonderful, said Co-Creator Rosemary Myers.
 
Performers Fleur and Jox will do their best to answer your burning questions using whatever tools are at their disposal – cardboard boxes become battleships and ping pong balls become planets in a hilarious explosion of art, sculpture and puppetry.
 
Every performance of Creation Creation will also be AUSLAN interpreted with Dan Cleasby rounding out an extremely talented on-stage cast.
 
“This work is driven by an inherent challenge to stage answers to the big questions our project interviewees have shared with us. We’ve taken these questions as a challenge for the performers, who use any means at their disposal to embody the answers using their phenomenal inventiveness and charisma,” said Myers.
 
“Spectacularly imaginative…The massive monochrome set of white cardboard cutout shapes provides a blank canvas for all sorts of creativity to unfold – at times quite literally.” – The Advertiser
 
“Uproarious… Creation Creation is a brave and brilliantly inclusive concept from Windmill.” – In Daily
 
“Mesmerising and surprising… Creation Creation is top-notch at every level, with an absolutely fantastic score.” – ABC Smart Arts

Creative Team

Director Rosemary Myers
Co-Creator, Audioscript, Interviews 
Roslyn Oades
Co-Creator, Designer, Performer 
Jonathon Oxlade
Co-Creator, Designer, Performer 
Fleur Elise Noble
Composer 
Harry Covill
Lighting Designer, Technical Designer 
Chris Petridis
Movement Director 
Carol Wellman Kelly
Interview & Research Assistant 
Georgi Paech
Portrait Photographer 
Jessica Clark
AUSLAN Interpreter
 Dan Cleasby
 
Arts Centre Melbourne presents
by Windmill Theatre Company
directed by Rosemary Myers
 

Fairfax Theatre | 19-20 August 2022 | Friday 6pm and Saturday 10.30am & 1pm**

Ages 10+
50-minute performance (no interval)

Contains haze effects and strobe lighting.  

All performances of Creation Creation are AUSLAN interpreted

 
** Relaxed Performance: 1pm, Saturday 20 August

Tickets from artscentremelbourne.com.au

Images can be found here


Photo credit: Supplied

Mick Pachollihttp://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.