16 - 26 November 2022
A one-time Hollywood Star whose life has spiralled in her in later years, meet Amanda Redfern.
When she begins tutoring twenty-something actor Jordan Ridley, the two unearth a vastly different set of perceptions on sexism, ageism, and respect while also discovering that their methodologies as actors are fuelled by incredibly different lived experiences.
A dynamic and captivating two-hander starring much-lauded Australian actor Amanda Muggleton (Maria Callas, Masterclass) and Connor Morel (The Wedding Singer, Rent), The Mentor firmly places 70-year-old Amanda Redfern in the driver’s seat… and pairs her with a character that embodies everything she isn’t.
Driven by a mature female voice juxtaposed against an idealistic male perspective, The Mentor is an engaging and powerful new work that explores the complex ebbs and flows of the human experience.
Launched in 2018 with the ambition to bridge regional creative industry opportunities with metro and interstate artistic communities, Bravo Arts endeavours to create high quality theatrical works that become synonymous with the Geelong region’s creative landscape. With sustainable working values at its core, the company actively supports the development of new works, investment in emerging artists, audience development, and championing work that is made by the community, for the community.
This season is proudly supported by Geelong Arts Centre, City of Greater Geelong and Theatre Works.
90 MINUTES (APPROX)
Some explicit language and contains themes relating to mental health and suicide.
DATES & TIMES
Wednesday 16 November, 7:30pm Preview Night
Thursday 17 November, 7:30pm Opening Night
Friday 18 November, 7:30pm
Saturday 19 November, 7:30pm
Tuesday 22 November, 7:30pm
Wednesday 23 November, 7:30pm
Thursday 24 November, 7:30pm
Friday 25 November, 7:30pm
Saturday 26 November, 7:30pm
AMANDA MUGGLETON and CONNOR MOREL
Assistant Direction by
Production Design by
Lighting Design by
Sound Design by
RICHARD DE CHAZAL
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