It's Complicated

When:6 Mar 2018, 7:30pm - 9pm
7 Mar 2018, 7:30pm - 9pm
8 Mar 2018, 7:30pm - 9pm
9 Mar 2018, 7:30pm - 9pm
10 Mar 2018, 7:30pm - 9pm
Venue:Io Myers Studio, Gate 2, High Street, Kensington
Who:Written and Directed by Deborah Pollard
It's Complicated

Written and Directed by Deborah Pollard
Designed by Paul Matthews
Performed by students of the UNSW course ARTS2122: Performance Production

Please note:
Bookings essential. Seats are limited. 
There is a lockout for this production. No latecomers will be admitted. 


It’s complicated in the small seaside town of Angel Point.

Chole loves Drew and Milly loves Grant and Richard hates them all. Sandra and Jonathan’s marriage is on the rocks and the mayor is sleeping with an escort. There is evil lurking in Sass and Eleanor’s new apartment and Roxani’s shoe and man fetish is out of control. Then Jacinta spills coffee all over her Christian Lacroix dress, and did we mention there is something sinister about Leora’s family and someone gets murdered? Actually seven people get murdered.

It’s Complicated is a theatre show set in a TV studio. A roller coaster ride of channel surfing fun, we invite you to be enthralled, horrified and amused by the intriguing fragments of these stories. The actors race against time, frantically moving from set to set. Will they be ready before the ‘on-air light’ comes on and the action goes live again? Their TV show grows increasingly strange, genres keep changing and the narratives never finish as the actors struggle to keep up with the increasing number of plot lines that make up this new TV show, It's Complicated. Its saturating, its hysterical, its TV!



Writer & Director

In 2018 we welcome Deborah Pollard!

Deborah Pollard is a theatre director, performer and artist based in Sydney, Australia. Her artistic practice has encompassed collaborations with a variety of different practitioners from dancers to farmers to performers and visual artists among others. Trained originally in theatre as a performer and director, her practice has shifted over the past 20 years towards a hybrid between performance and visual arts.

Deborah’s performance, theatre and installation works have toured throughout Australia as well as internationally. In addition to her independent practice she has worked extensively within the Australian theatre and performance sector. She was artistic director of Salamanca Theatre Company, Hobart (1997-2000) and interim artistic director for Urban Theatre Projects (2006-2007). She also works as a freelance director, dramaturge and performer having worked extensively with Urban Theatre Projects, Paschal Berry and Anino Shadowplay Collective, Performance Space and Version 1.0 among others.

Over the course of her career Deborah has received many prestigious awards and fellowships, most notable being the Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship in 2000, the Rex Cramphorn Scholarship in 2001 and a New Media Arts Board Fellowship from the Australia Council in 2002/3.

Deborah’s extensive working practice includes leading roles in the development, co-ordination and facilitation of interdisciplinary arts labs for young artists in Australia including Splendid Arts Lab 2009, SITUATE- Art in Festivals 2015 and 2018.

Visit Deborah's website


Finding us
Io Myers Studio is located at the entrance to Gate 2 High St, Kensington. Look for the Creative Practice Lab neon sign in our foyer windows.

Parking
There is limited parking in the Gate 2 area around Io Myers Studio but free parking is available from 6:30pm in the car park next to NIDA accessed through Day Ave.

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Produced by the UNSW Creative Practice Lab

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