By special arrangement with Dominie Pty Ltd, Queensland Academies Creative Industries have had the incredible opportunity to work with renowned director, actor and trainer Steven Mitchell Wright, Artistic Director of The Danger Ensemble. Under Steven’s daring, exciting and challenging direction, Year 10 Theatre students will be staging Evan Placey’s urgent and provocative contemporary piece Girls Like That.
“When a naked photograph of Scarlett goes viral, she becomes the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. Rumours spread across smart phones like wildfire and her reputation becomes toxic, threatening to shatter the fragile unity of the girls she has grown up with. But how long can Scarlett remain silent? And why isn’t it the same for boys?”
The play brilliantly explores the pressures on young people in today’s digital generation, peer and social relationships and teen gender equality. Specifically commissioned by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth and West Yorkshire Playhouse, the play was developed through work with young people from the three theatres and first performed by their youth theatre companies in 2013.
Tickets to these performances are $5 per person and are strictly limited and bookings are essential. If you are reserving a group student booking (including a minimum of 10 students, plus 1 teacher) please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your tickets for the discounted excursion rate.
Warning: This production is suitable for audiences aged 13 and over. Coarse Language, Sexual References, Depicted Violence
Wednesday 9 November, 7pm
Thursday 10 November, 7pm
Friday 11 November, 7pm
Saturday 12 November, 7pm
In a recent interview with Steven Mitchell Wright, Artistic Director of The Danger Ensemble and guest Director of Girls Like That, currently in production with Year 10 Theatre students, our learning community learned more about what influences him as a creative and collaborator…… read more here
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