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Intimate shows at RISING

Program Guide

Fri 25 March

Step across the threshold into the living rooms and private worlds of these RISING works.

Single Channel Video — THU 9—SUN 12 JUNE

With echoes of Antiques Roadshow and internet unboxing videos, Single Channel Video sees Geelong’s pioneering Back to Back Theatre conjure an op-shop of the soul filmed live onstage.

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HOW TO LIVE (after you die) — Fri 3—Sat 4 June

Emmy award-winning filmmaker and artist Lynette Wallworth brings her renowned storytelling skills to the stage in a surprising new work that sheds light on the seduction of cultish extremism. I

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Make It Up Club — Tue 7 June

Featuring a lineup of live experimentalists (just announced). Leave your expectation at the door for a night of avant-garde improvised music.

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21 Pornographies — WED 1—SAT 4 JUNE

In 21 pornographies, Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen embarks on a no-holds-barred, one-woman exploration of power, submission and observation.

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Hijra'h — THU 9—SUN 12 JUNE

In HIJRA’H, renowned Indonesian dancer and choreographer, Rianto explores gender approaches in dance forms dating back to pre-Islam animism, where transgender spiritual figures were greatly valued.

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Anything & Everything — FRI 3—SUN 12 JUNE

Set in a TV studio, Anything & Everything is a live performance that glimpses into the intimate online and IRL spaces where young people navigate technology, identity, ability, connection and consent.

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Lucy Dacus — WED 8 JUNE

Dacus draws from her teenage journals to explore the anxiety and nostalgia of growing up in Richmond, Virginia—Christian Bible camps, young crushes and dancing in the aisles of the corner store.

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Maureen : Harbinger of Death — WED 1—SUN 12 JUNE

Jonny Hawkins transforms into Maureen: a razor tongued doyenne with stories to tell, inspired by Hawkins’ friend and self-described “working class glamour queen”.

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Set Piece — FRI 10—SUN 12 JUNE

Set Piece explores female intimacy through the relationship between screen and stage. The quick-witted script draws on real-life dinner party conversation, improvisation and ‘50s pulp fiction.

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Janet's Vagrant Love — WED 8—SUN 12 JUNE

Janet’s Vagrant Love is a work 20 years in the making. Crombie shares her truth, telling stories of childhood trauma and the struggles of raising young Blak men as a single mum doing the best she can for her boys.

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IMAGES:

SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO BY BACK TO BACK THEATRE. PHOTO: JEFF BUSBY

HOW TO LIVE (AFTER YOU DIE) BY LYNETTE WALLWORTH. PHOTO AND VIDEO: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

MAKE IT UP CLUB. PHOTO: YUNIS TMEIZE

21 PORNOGRAPHIES BY METTE INGVARTSEN. PHOTO: JENS SETHZMAN

HIJRA'H BY RIANTO. PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

ANYTHING & EVERYTHING. PHOTO: SARAH WALKER. STYLIST: EVA GILBERT

LUCY DACUS. PHOTO: ERIN SOORENKO

MAUREEN: HARBINGER OF DEATH. PHOTO: CLARE HAWLEY

SET PIECE AT SYDNEY FESTIVAL 2021. PHOTO: PRUDENCE UPTON

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