Intersection

By the writers of the 2016 National Studio
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!Book Tickets

1 – 18 Feb 2017

Wed-Sat 7pm
Sun 5pm
Matinee Wed & Fri 11:30am
Live Stream 15 Feb 1pm

 

Venue: ATYP Studio 1
Theatre Company: ATYP

Duration: 90 mins (no interval)


I’ve always been good at floating. Mum reckons when I step in the water, all the salt, from the entire world steps in with me. And I just stay on top.

It’s formal night and Jerry stands on a hill, high heels in hand. A young woman heads to a party dressed as a blueberry. Stuart plays at the arcade to win a slime-green lava lamp instead of concentrating on the problem at hand. What connects them is not time, it’s place.

Intricately drawn by Australia’s leading young writers, Intersection is a collection of short stories playing out across the same town, creating a glorious map of the connections we form and the experiences we have when we’re 17.

Each year ATYP brings together 20 young writers from across the country, and challenges them to create stories that speak to the experience of being a young person in Australia, here and now. Expanding on the popular Voices Project, Intersection features heartbreaking, funny and powerful interactions between characters coupled with complex and beautiful monologues to create a compelling snapshot of life at 17.

ATYP will continue the relationship with Currency Press, which will publish the pieces so they can be performed by young people for years to come.

National Studio 2016: Angela Collins, Farnoush Parsiavashi, Thomas De Angelis, Brenden Snow, Eliza Oliver, Peter Beaglehole, Louis Klee, Zoe Ridgway, Michelle Sewell, Isabella Jacob, Suzannah Kennett-Lister, Honor Webster-Mannison, Kevin Ngo, Laura Lethlean, Jordan Shea, Mark Tripodi, Lewis Treston, Anita Sanders, Isabelle McDonald, Jackson Used, Charles O’Grady,
Mentors: Mary Anne Butler, Sue Smith and Angus Cerini

Director: Katrina Douglas

Age Recommendation 14+


Ticket Prices
Early bird $25 (before 1 January)
Tickets $35

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