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The Dead Twin

Date: 12 Aug 2015 - 22 Aug 2015
Time: 6.30pm and 8.00pm Wed to Sun
Preview: Wed 12 August $15
Price: $35 Full / $30 conc and under 30yrs

Presented by: Footscray Community Arts Centre and Theatre Works in partnership with the VCA

Written by: Chi Vu

Directed by: Deborah Leiser-Moore

This work is presented in and around Footscray Community Arts Centre

The past comes back. Enter the horror.

Steve is a young man with a bright future. When he meets Lola, he develops the ability to contact his long dead twin, who died during war. Steve's parents have a pact not to talk about the twin, but each of them dreams of encountering him.

The Dead Twin re-imagines the horror genre as an immersive, cyclical, site-specific performance.

In producing the work, Chi Vu has put together an ensemble that comprises some of Australia’s most exciting artists and performers including Deborah Leiser-Moore, Jacques Soddell, Naomi Ota, Davina Wright, Harry Tseng and Daniel Han.

'A moving and thoughtful response to the issue of war... genuine theatricality that also hits us in the solar plexus. Experimental but accessible... emotionally powerful' Time Out on KaBoom

'A gutsy expression by a wonderfully seasoned theatre maker, this work is unique, empowering and totally worth seeing' Stage Whispers on Cordelia, Mein Kind

‘Genuinely terrifying’The Australian on Anguli Ma: a Gothic Tale

SECRET DEPARTURE POINT in Footscray. Ticket holders will be notified where to meet ahead of the performance. Click here to book

WARNING: Full-frontal nudity, adult concepts, coarse language, smoke, loud music and flour is used in the performance. This performance is promenade theatre, so the audience moves around throughout the performance. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

CONTACT DETAILS: Bernadette Fitzgerald Ticketing Queries: (03) 9362 8888 reception(replace+with+at+symbol)

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Theatre Works respectfully acknowledges the Yalukit Willam Clan of the Boon Wurrung who are the traditional custodians of this land. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present. We acknowledge and uphold their continuing relationship to this land and extend that respect to other Indigenous Australians who join us at Theatre Works.