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SEA Productions We believe it is our role to foster in young people a desire to explore, discover, invent and learn different ways of performing and provide opportunities for them to do so. 

Performed in 2015

Southern Edge Arts’ talented Theatre Ensemble and CircaSEA Troupe (our senior youth performers) collaborated on a unique performance that was a real Game Changer.

Blending aerial and circus arts with contemporary youth theatre, Game Changer explored the journey of life and the opportunities, obstacles and challenges that shape our youth today.

Based on youth devised monologues that capture the many moments in a young person's life; good or bad, big or small, Game Changer was a performance is about acceptance, resilience and embracing change as a powerful antidote to the ever-challenging world of a teenage life.

This contemporary performance was both confronting and visually spectacular, as an eclectic collaboration between theatre and aerial acrobatics the performance blended seamlessly into one cohesive experience. The audience was provided with a rare insight into the mechanics of young minds at their most vulnerable stages. No longer children but not yet adults, Game Changer was as unpredictable as life itself.

Photos by Lata Photography.

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

Performed in 2015

The Dreaming Hill incites contemplation, empowering Australians to deeply comprehend the perilous situation our young ANZAC soldiers and nurses found themselves immersed in . Geographically isolated from their beloved home and families, awaiting deployment to horrific battlefields, from the Greek island of Lemnos.

This riveting theatrical production speaks to the enduring spirit of young men and women, confronted by the encroaching shadow of war. The Dreaming Hill captures the tragic deconstruction of carefree innocence, exposing vulnerability, hope and sacrifice.

Performed by a talented youth ensemble, The Dreaming Hill connects the legacy of the ANZACs with a modern audience, enticing them to consider what it would mean for themselves or their teenagers, to be called to duty in Australia’s military history.

A collaboration between WA Youth Theatre Company (WAYTCO) and Southern Edge Arts (SEA).

Written by Hellie Turner Directed by Renato Fabretti and Simon Woodward

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

Performed in 2015

Originally titled 'All In Good Time', Intersection of Sound and Sunk is a cross-art form production combining stunning visuals, circus, physical performance and storytelling. Using Rod Vervest’s Voice Prints as a point of departure this timely project celebrates Albany’s personal histories collecting stories from youth, seniors and children with a focus on enabling intergenerational exchange. 'All In Good Time' was a magical re-telling of local stories past and present.

This was also SEA’s very first commissioned play written by young emerging Albany playwright Liz Newell. Mentored by one of Australias most exciting Playwrights Finegan Kruckemeyer, Liz has taken fragments of true Albany history and stiched together a part factual part fictional play. The script evokes an element of magical realism, which provides plenty of scope for Director Mark Storen and our young performers to experiment with elements of circus, acrobatics, physical skills, movement and spoken word to create a truly unique and engaging performance piece.

Rod & Ella Vervest created and performed live an original music score, and Perth Designer Fiona Bruce was engaged to create the set for the performance. Finegan Kruckemeyer joined the creative team during the second week of the school holidays to fine tune the script.

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