Citizen Theatre in association with Theatre Works presents

ASCENT

AN EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC THEATRE PRODUCTION

Playing at Theatre Works, September 28, 29 & 30 for the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival

'Ascent' tells the story of a woman who improves herself to death. In her quest to feel forever fresh and live up others' and her own expectations of how she ought to be, she undergoes a series of physical transformations, ranging from haircuts to facelifts, and more invasive procedures. Reaching for her ideal self, she ascends into oblivion.

The Citizen Theatre ensemble tells this story by creating optical illusions with movement and light, along with an experimental use of song, voice and musical elements.

Want to know more?

Watch our documentary series, "The Making of ASCENT", created by our resident visual designer Stu Brown

EPISODE 1

Eager to know more? Have a read of the latest blog post by the Writer/Director

CAST (alphabetical order)

Marty Alix

Jordan Barr

Kala Gare

Willow Sizer

Jessica Vellucci

Non-performing collaborators: Jenni Little

Special thank you: Jack Wunsch (early workshop collaborator)

 

SHOW DATES/TIMES

Fri 28, Sat 29, Sun 30 September at 7:00 PM

Duration 60 mins

 

TICKETS

Full $32, Conc $28

Group 6+ $28

Fringe Dwellers welcome

Early bird $26 (book 15-25 Aug only)

CREATIVES

Writer/Director/Producer: Jayde Kirchert

Composer: Imogen Cygler

Visual Design Collaborator/Graphic Design/Producer: Stu Brown

Lighting Designer: Ashleigh Barnett

Stage Manager/Operator: Sophie Andrew

Social Media Coordinator/Producing Assistant: Steph Clare-Cover

Publicist: Sassy Red PR

 

VENUE

Theatre Works

14 Acland St, St Kilda

 

 

    EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICES FOR BOOKINGS BETWEEN 15-25 AUGUST 

    ACCESS

    • Theatre Works is an accessible venue for wheelchair users 
    • For audiences who are deaf or hard of hearing, please contact us to view the script prior to seeing the show 
    • If you have particular access needs, we encourage you to contact us or chat with the friendly staff at Theatre Works so you can be assured of a fantastic experience

    This production is generously supported by Monica and Sam Abrahams and the Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation, as part of ShowSupport.

     
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