Poem every day
- VENUE: Ainslie Arts Centre
- COST: $13 concession or A+G residents | $15 general
- BOOKINGS: Via CYT website
- PRESENTER: Canberra Youth Theatre
- WHEN: 7pm to 9pm
17 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
An immersive work of theatre responding to the poetry of Joshua Bell.
Don’t hide your weirdness | Don’t hide that you like | Peanut butter and beetroot sandwiches | Felling sand in your socks | Popping ready pimples | Urinating from high places
Don’t hide your weirdness | Don’t hide that you always | Sort your food by colour | Drink warm coca cola | Play with your pubes | Paint pictures with your make-up
Don’t hide your weirdness | Don’t hide that you enjoy | Peeling of sunburnt skin | Talking to yourself in the car | Looking at snot after blowing your nose | Or plucking out hairs, one by one
For God’s sake | Don’t hide your weirdness | It makes you interesting | It makes you | Enjoy yourself | You won’t be anything else
This work will be highly theatricalised, drawing on the practices of Pina Bausch, Omar Naharin and Bertolt Brecht. It will comment on the experience of the individual upon hearing the words written by Joshua Bell.
Thursday 17 August, 7pm
Friday 18 August, 7pm
Saturday 19 August, 7pm