HART, followed by In Conversations
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HART, By She Said Theatre Bowery Theatre, St Albans Community Centre 14 March 2018 7.30pm, followed by ‘In Conversations’ at 8.30pm (part of your show ticket) $38 full, $26 concession, $20 students & groups of 6. Schools bookings available. HART is a VCAA selected play. Book here: https://bowerystacc.com.au/events/hart/ “I was always like, like a magnet with my Dad, like everywhere he went I was right next to him… He never got rid of me…” Throughout Australia’s history, an unknown number of Indigenous children have been forcibly removed from their families. Parents driven mad, grandparents heartbroken, siblings torn apart, language lost, and culture stripped away. HART is a solo theatre piece by Melbourne Fringe and Adelaide Fringe award-winner and Noongar man, Ian Michael.
Weaving together the real stories of four survivors of the Stolen Generations, Michael invites you to listen in on the silenced stores of his country. This performance is followed by a post-show artist Q&A as part of ‘In Conversations’ hosted by Lisa Maza. In Conversations, is an ongoing program dedicated to hearing first-hand from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists about their arts practice. Lisa (Meriam/Yidindji/Dutch) is a St Albans local with more than twenty years’ experience working as a professional actor & singer. Lisa has also co-written and performed theatre shows: Sisters of Gelam and Glorious Baastards, directed/edited a number documentaries such as Maza’s Got Talent and is on a numerous boards including St Albans Community Centre Committee, Ilbijerri Theatre Company and Malthouse Indigenous Advisory Panel.
She was the proud recipient of an Australia Council Fellowship in 2016 allowing her to begin working as a producer/creative producer. More about HART Winner: – Best Emerging Artist (Adelaide Fringe 2016) – Best Emerging Indigenous Artist (Melbourne Fringe 2015) – SA Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015) – Tiki Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015) “A brave and quietly devastating performance… Moving theatre that handles some emotionally harrowing material with dignity and grace.” — Cameron Woodhead, The Age Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this production contains references to and images of people who are deceased.