CONTRA.

(Co-Writer, Co-Director, Performer)

ABOUT

Stand. Sing. Stop. Collect meal token. Begin daily work. Stop. Return to compound. Adhere to curfew. Sleep. Careers prescribed, relationships dictated, abstinence enforced, disobedience; punished.

Set in a post-apocalyptic totalitarian future and drawing inspiration from Les Liaisons Dangeruses by Choderlos De Laclos Contra. explores power & innocence, love & desire, oppression & resistance.This immersive theatre piece invites you to enter a world of secrecy and manipulation. As an oppressed civilian, witness citizens entangle themselves in acts of passion and revenge; all under constant surveillance.

CREATIVES

Written by Samuel Russo, Cait Spiker, Tom Halls, Lucy-Rose Leonard and Simone French.
Directed by Samuel Russo, Cait Spiker, Tom Halls, Lucy-Rose Leonard and Simone French.
Cast Samuel Russo, Cait Spiker, Tom Halls, Lucy-Rose Leonard and Simone French.
Mentor Tanya Dickson
Lighting Design Siobhain Geany
Sound Design Alyx Dennison Hayley Fox

This work was also toured to regional Victoria in December 2014. 

Courtesy of Cait Spiker