Germinal has the intentional naivete of a long brainstorm, made concrete with stage props, music and projection, but it rumbles through some incredibly sophisticated concepts.
We Love Arabs is a complex satire that blends dance, theatre and hummus to investigate the politics of Israeli Jews and Arabs.
When it comes to plot, emotions or even themes, Tree of Codes is a mystery. But its technical prowess is undeniable.
Mette Ingvartsen’s 7 Pleasures aims to upend
clichés about nudity. But the ‘confrontational’ use of nudity in dance and performance art is itself now something of a cliche.
Caravan tells the tale of a mother and daughter who live in a caravan. Staged in the Malthouse Theatre’s forecourt, it is a sweet look at class and gender.
Australian rapper Joelistics and producer James Mangohig bring their family histories to the stage through a breathtaking display of beats, raps and storytelling.
Taylor Mac’s 90-minute version of a 24-hour history of pop music is a hit, determined to forge a renewed sense community with the audience.