Genivieve Wert, Year 10 recently devised and performed in the production Digestion of Butterknives as part of the School2Stage QPAC performances held in May. She provides her reflection following her recent performance.
On the 23rd and 25th of May, my show Digestion of Butterknives opened at
the Cremorne Theatre QPAC as part of the School2Stage Initiatives.
devising this show in late March with rehearsals every week following to create this
from nothing. I had the privilege to play the Overseer in the
production, which meant I had to pose as a Puppet Master-like-character
who controlled each of the other characters on the stage.
Digestion of Butterknives
was a Physical theatre production that portrayed the
effects of the choices Politician make and the effect on the youth. This was portrayed through the use of a fictional
narrative about 4 young adults entering a theme park
where they had to complete several challenges inspired by the feelings
of fear, manipulation, intimidation and mind-tricks. These feelings were created by the Overseer to push the youths limits and ultimately
silence them and take their power away.
...article written by Genivieve Wer, Year 10.