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IN THE CUTS

IN THE CUTS

IN THE CUTS

by Azadeh Hamzeii

Presented by Metro Arts and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Azadeh Hamzeii presents new work commissioned by Metro Art in association with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.

With a focus on the dialogues between the individual and the universal, Azadeh Hamzeii mines her personal history and cultural background as an Iranian based in Meanjin (Brisbane).

Hamzeii draws from a range of subjects and materials including votive offerings, beeswax, fishing hooks, her father’s old film negatives, and Keffiyeh, to investigate the localised significance of objects and the potential to elevate their meaning, creating a broader human narrative.

View the catalogue here

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more here.

DATES

Thu 2 Dec – Sat 18 Dec, 2021

Opening Event
Thu 2 Dec, 6pm – 8pm

VENUE

Gallery One 
Metro Arts, West End

GALLERY HOURS

Thurs 2 Dec 6pm - 8pm
Fri 3 Dec
8:30am – 3pm
Sat 4 Dec 10am – 10pm
Sun 5 Dec 10am – 4pm
Mon 6 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Tues 7 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Wed 8 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Thu 9 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Fri 10 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Sat 11 Dec 10am – 9pm
Sun 12 Dec 10am – 4pm
Mon 13 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Tues 14 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Wed 15 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Thu 16 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Fri 17 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Sat 18 Dec 10am – 9pm

VISITING US

We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously. Metro Arts is operating in line with current Queensland Government guidelines and restrictions. If you are unwell, please refrain from attending events at Metro Arts. Maintaining physical distancing requirements is expected and is the individual’s responsibility. Click here for more information. 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

In the Cuts is presented in 2021 at Metro Arts, in collaboration with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Presented at Metro Arts in the Gallery Two at West Village by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art and Metro Arts. Supported by City of Sydney and Create NSW Azadeh Hamzeii: A Tool is a Tool was commissioned by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in collaboration with Metro Arts in 2020 for 4A Digital.

MAELSTROM

MAELSTROM

MAELSTROM

by Harrison Hall and Luca Dante

Presented as part of an exchange with [MARS] Gallery Melbourne

Maelstrom is a multi-channel, immersive 3D-animated experience that integrates sound with the choreography of digital humans.

Created by digital choreographer Harrison Hall and motion graphics artist Luca Dante, Maelstrom is a sombre meditation on the unseen, hidden and destabilising forces that transform us. 

Combining the motion capture of dancing bodies, 3D animation and physics engines with sound by experimental techno/ambient sound artist Pavel Milyakov (Russia), the work is experienced as a multi-channel projection and soundscape.

Hall undertook an expansive movement study in 2020 examining the impulses of the physical body under destabilising situations, feeding his body’s movements into the virtual plane. He extended this practice with 10 unique movers (dancers/martial artists) culminating in this final realisation of the project.

In Maelstrom, the vastness of time and space sets the scene for an unsettling dance of nameless skins. The uncanny movements of these digital embodiments forewarn us of the fragility of reality, as bodies fly and swirl in an absurd dance that warps earthly limits.  Neither here nor there, this dance exists in the volume between worlds, through pressures and forces to no particular place.

Maelstrom drags us like rag dolls from the present, flinging our flailing limbs onto the threshold of tomorrow. Into the vortex, we go down, further and deeper, we go down…

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Thurs 2 Dec – Sat 18 Dec, 2021

OPENING EVENT
Thus 2 Dec 6pm – 8pm

VENUE

Gallery Two 
Metro Arts, West End

GALLERY HOURS

Thurs 2 Dec 6pm - 8pm
Fri 3 Dec
8:30am – 3pm
Sat 4 Dec 10am – 10pm
Sun 5 Dec 10am – 4pm
Mon 6 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Tues 7 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Wed 8 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Thu 9 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Fri 10 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Sat 11 Dec 10am – 9pm
Sun 12 Dec 10am – 4pm
Mon 13 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Tues 14 Dec 8:30am – 5pm
Wed 15 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Thu 16 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Fri 17 Dec 8:30am – 9pm
Sat 18 Dec 10am – 9pm

IMAGE CREDIT Luca Dante 

THE ARTISTS

Harrison Hall

Harrison Hall’s work situates contemporary performance and dance in experiential art environments, with recent works traversing states of flux between the digital and physical realms utilising new technologies to augment and abstract the body.

Through Chunky Move, he presented BONANZA!, a PerformancexDialogue media artwork created with Sam Mcgilp that included conversations with NAXS corp (Taiwanese audiovisual art collective) and Lu Yang (Chinese digital artist). This work was a 2021 Green Room Award Finalist and was selected for presentation at the 2021 Melbourne International Film Festival.

Harrison is an artist whose work is recognized both at home and abroad. In the past three years he has celebrated being selected for Taiwan’s ADAMLab, and been an artist in residence at the Kinosaki International Arts Centre in Japan. This year he shares a Creator’s Fund Research Grant from Creative Victoria alongside Sam Mcgilp.

Luca Dante

Luca Dante is a multidisciplinary 3D motion graphics artist based in Naarm (Melbourne). His works emphasise otherworldly design and transhuman concepts, through mixing themes of science fiction and distortion of the human body.

Having worked as a Graphics Designer earlier in his career, Luca brings a honed aesthetic to his work in motion graphics, and is currently employed by Art Centre Melbourne. He has been commissioned to create animation for major clients including Warner Australia, Youtube and Google, among others. 

His recent collaborations include working as lead animator on BONANZA!, a film by Harrison Hall and Sam Mcgilp that was a part of this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival commissioned by Chunky Move with Alpha60.

Sound: Pavel Milyakov

Featuring digitised movement from Yumi Umuimare, Anis Aziz, Parissah Ibrahimi Rerakis, Vivian Schmeider, Robert Tinning, Sov Ren, Imanuel Dado, Yuiko Masukawa and Aoife Carli Hannan.

Producer: Kristina Arnott

Technical Team: Blair Hart and Siobhain Geaney

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Maelstrom was commissioned as part of Chunky Move’s Activators program and was first developed through SOLITUDE 1, a funded research opportunity from Chunky Move in partnership with the Tanja Liedtke Foundation. Activators is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and the Australia Council for the Arts.

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

VISITING US

We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously. Metro Arts is operating in line with current Queensland Government guidelines and restrictions. If you are unwell, please refrain from attending events at Metro Arts. Maintaining physical distancing requirements is expected and is the individual’s responsibility. Click here for more information. 

BOYLE AND WATERS IN LEOTARD

BOYLE AND WATERS IN LEOTARD

BOYLE AND WATERS IN LEOTARD

debase productions

Presented by Metro Arts 

Grab your pals for a rollicking night out, this nostalgia-blaring homage to the humble leotard is back for an encore season!

Vintage leotards, glittering with sequins, Lycra in every colour of the rainbow. One by one, the performers pull on the Lycra and are transformed. Who were the people who wore these leotards? What were their secrets? And how many interpretive dance routines will there be?

Two of Australia’s most fearless physical comedians, Bridget Boyle and Neridah Waters, present this joyous celebration of performance, body-positivity and glitter.

“A true master-class in physical comedy and storytelling.
Nothing Ever Happens in Brisbane

“…funny and surprisingly poignant …Neridah Waters and Bridget Boyle made an unmatchable duo.”
– Theatre Haus

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Thu 9 – Sat 18 Dec

TIMES

7:30pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

General Admission $42 + booking fee
Preview Thu 9 Dec / $35 + booking fee
Concession
$35 + booking fee
Groups 6+ $35 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

60 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for ages 15+

Contains mild swearing or offensive language, adult themes and haze / smoke effects.

Image by Jade Ellis.

THE ARTISTS

Neridah Waters (Performer/Creator) is a choreographer, performer and theatre maker. She’s toured her work extensively in Australia and overseas with Lala Parlour, Common People Dance Project, Brides of Frank and The Escapists. She’s worked as an actor/choreographer for La Boîte, Queensland Theatre, Imaginary Theatre, DeBase, Metro Arts, Brisbane Powerhouse, PlayLab and NORPA. She’s choreographed large-scale community projects for Queensland Music Festival and QPAC’s Out Of The Box Festival. She runs an ironic Eisteddfod with a regular outcome at Brisbane Festival. She recently performed Boyle and Waters in LEOTARD at Metro Arts, ran the Common People Dance Eisteddfod and Socially Distanced Dance Club at Brisbane Festival and directed the Flipside Circus show for HOTA’s Scoop Festival.

Dr. Bridget Boyle (Performer/Creator) is a co-founder of debase productions, winner of the 2018 Gold Matilda award for special contribution to Queensland theatre. She has worked extensively in the field of clowning as a director, performer and teacher, having studied with Philippe Gaulier in 2001. With debase productions she has been involved in the creation (writing, directing and performance) of many new works, including The Longest Minute (co-production with Queensland Theatre and JUTE), co-winner of Best Mainstage Production Matilda Awards 2018. For Queensland Theatre she has appeared in The Works: Taking Aim, The Estimator, Lily Can’t Sleep, Europe, The Venetian Twins, Scapin and Backseat Drivers. For La Boite theatre, she appeared in Romeo and Juliet and He Died with a Felafel in his Hand (with Someone Productions). Directing credits include, for JUTE theatre: To Kill a Cassowary, for Queensland Theatre: The Holidays, The Longest Minute (co-pro with JUTE and debase), Rice (QPDA Finalists reading), The Landmine is Me and Hurry up and Wait. For Flipside Circus and Metro Arts: We Live Here (co-directed with Natano Fa’anana, Winner, Best Direction 2018 Matilda Awards).

Lucas Stibbard (Director / Creator) makes theatre and performance work as an actor, performer, director, designer, dramaturg, writer, educator and producer. With The Escapists, a multi-disciplinary collective he co-founded, he co-wrote, co-directed, produced and performed in the critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, nationally and internationally touring boy girl wall (for which he received a Helpmann Award nomination) Elephant Gun for the World Theatre Festival 2011 and 2012, Attack of the Attacking Attackers!, Packed and Suburbia for the Brisbane Festival. Lucas’ performing work both nationally and internationally has included: Bell Shakespeare (Richard III and The Alchemist national tours), La Boite (Straight White Men, The Danger Age, Zig Zag Street national tour), Queensland Theatre (Constellations, The Seagull, Macbeth, Hamlet, Fractions, Grimm Tales, Real Inspector Hound, Black Comedy, Eating Ice Cream With Your Eyes Closed, Richard II), The State Theatre Company of South Australia (Hamlet), Melbourne Theatre Company (North by Northwest), Shake n Stir (A Christmas Carol), and Windmill Theatre (Grug including IPAY Florida and Imaginate Edinburgh and China in November/December 2017). Film and Television appearances include Hoges, Harrow, Wanted, Prank Patrol, Kokoda and The Great Raid. This year Lucas was invited to join the UK cast of North By Northwest for their UK premiere season as well as their Canadian Premiere season. 

Neridah Waters Performer / Creator

Bridget Boyle Performer / Creator

Lucas Stibbard Director / Creator / Sound Designer / Scenic Designer

Cameron Clark Scenic Designer / Design Realisation

Christine Felmingham Lighting Designer

Nathan Sibthorpe Video Designer

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

VISITING US

We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously. Metro Arts is operating in line with current Queensland Government guidelines and restrictions. If you are unwell, please refrain from attending events at Metro Arts. Maintaining physical distancing requirements is expected and is the individual’s responsibility. Click here for more information. 

PINK INC

PINK INC

PINK INC

Presented by Pink Matter & Metro Arts

Join the Pink Matter team and say bye-bye to 2021 with this end-of-year party like no other!

Fresh from a massive year as Metro Arts’ 2021 Company in Residence, Pink Matter are inviting a cavalcade of guests to join them for one of the hypest dance events of the year.

Bringing together the community to celebrate all things street dance, with Pink Matter as your fabulous hosts, join us when doors open at 6:30pm to get into the groove with a live DJ and wander through the merch stalls. Then find a spot between dancers and friends to watch the show at 7:30 sharp.

Grab your posse and get ready for this mind-bending evening of entertainment, as some of the fiercest dance talents in Queensland set the tone to welcome 2022 with an effervescent bang.

 

Seating is very limited. Bring a rug if you’d prefer to sit for the performance, or contact us ahead of time if you have access requirements.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Mon 20 Dec

TIMES

6:30pm Doors open, stalls open and DJ playing

7:30pm Performance

DURATION

Dance concert: 75 minutes

Event: 135 minutes 

VENUE

The Ice Cream Factory
West Village, West End

Please meet at the Metro Arts box office before the show to collect your tickets and be let into the space. 

TICKETS

General Admission $10 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

VISITING US

We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously.  Metro Arts is operating in line with current Queensland Government guidelines and restrictions. If you are unwell, please refrain from attending events at Metro Arts. Maintaining physical distancing requirements is expected and is the individual’s responsibility. Click here for more information. 

SWEET LIFE

SWEET LIFE

SWEET LIFE

By Leah Lever
Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival

Savour life’s best and bittersweet moments through song in this richly layered cabaret.

Brimming with all things sugar and spice, Sweet Life brings together the highs and lows of life and love in a delicious musical journey. 

From the classic Blueberry Hill to Julie Andrew’s iconic rendering of My Favourite Things, the weird and wonderful Summer Wine and the sublime Love Tastes Like Strawberries, Leah will give you a tantalising taste of life’s more intriguing flavours. This scrumptious cabaret has all the vulnerable innocence, courage and authenticity of Maria in The Sound of Music.

Like the lingering drizzle of honey, the warming trickle of sipped wine, and the sensual burst of flavour from the first bite into a strawberry, Leah Lever’s new cabaret Sweet Life will leave you wanting more.


“Breathtaking, captivating and pitch-perfect.”
– Redland Museum (2021)

 

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Thur 10 Mar

TIMES

6:30pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat) $32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

50 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for all ages.

 

THE ARTISTS

LEAH LEVER

Teenage songstress Leah Lever has an ethereal soprano tone that lifts her audience on an inspirational journey of positivity.

Leah was identified as musically gifted at a young age. Then, when she was just 15 years old, Leah was the youngest ever student accepted to study music at one of Queensland’s leading universities and graduated with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Music) With Distinction in 2020 – at just 18 years old. She polished her performance skills studying at Australia’s most prestigious creative arts institution, the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) this year.

Inspired by music from the 1940s to the 1960s, Leah’s style is versatile and includes classical cross-over, musical theatre, ballads, jazz, folk, and pop.

Whether she’s singing before a crowd of thousands or performing a more intimate cabaret show for just a hundred or so eager fans, Leah always gives her all and creates an unforgettable musical experience for her audience.

Leah Lever  Performer / Writer

Alison St Ledger  Director

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.

THE SALTY SIRENS

THE SALTY SIRENS

THE SALTY SIRENS

Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival 

Hoist the anchor and limber up those sealegs – these aren’t your grandpa’s sea shanties!

Roll on down for a raucous singalong of sea shanties, and sea songs old and new with The Salty Sirens. These Sapphic sailors and their ragtag band of pirate mateys will lead you on a musical journey through tales of shipwork, daring adventure, defiance and debauchery.

Expect bellowing squeeze boxes, twiddling fiddles, and belly laughs, as you meander through traditional and modern nautical folk song.

If you’ve never sung a shanty in your landlubbin’ life, don’t worry! The Salty Sirens will teach you all the important bits. Come aboard salty sea dogs and landlubbers alike! It’s shore to be a swell night.

 

“These gigs are magical. They are the musical equivalent of climbing trees and doing cartwheels.” – Ruckus Brisbane

“We may never get the chance to sail the seas in a pirate ship, but a night at the Shanty Club with the Salty Sirens might be as close as it gets.” – Nothing Ever Happens in Brisbane

 

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Thu 10 Mar

TIMES

8pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat)
$32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

50 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for ages 15+

Contains some nautically themed swearing or offensive language.

Image by Jacob Morrison.

THE ARTISTS

Kristy Stanfield Vocals / Accordion

Elyse Fitzpatrick Vocals / Guitar

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.

LA VOIX HUMAINE STARRING AMBER EVANS

LA VOIX HUMAINE STARRING AMBER EVANS

LA VOIX HUMAINE

STARRING AMBER EVANS

By Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau
Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival

50 minutes. One act. Opera meets cabaret to tell a deeply human story.

Originally penned by poet and film director Jean Cocteau in 1927, La Voix Humaine (The Human Voice) has inspired numerous retellings. This version is Francis Poulenc’s thrilling one-act opera, featuring solo soprano Amber Evans.

Lying alone in her apartment, a young woman waits for a telephone call from her ex. Several wrong numbers come through first, and each time she answers with increasing excitement, until finally she hears the voice she wants to.

Evans brings a tour de force performance, showing her extraordinary gift for passionate and expressive interpretation, in this thrilling reimaging where opera meets cabaret to tell a deeply human story.

 

 

“This was a performance of breathtaking quality, expressiveness, and tone.” – Limelight Magazine

“Evan’s voice and performance is nuanced and emotional to watch.” – Broadway Baby (Edinburgh Fringe)

“… a treat to watch and hear. Her voice has crystalline quality, without strain or stridency.” – NY Concert Review

 

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Fri 11 Mar

TIMES

7pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat) $32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

50 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for ages 15+

 

THE ARTISTS

Amber Evans is an Australian vocalist, conductor and composer. She regularly performs as an early music soloist, chamber ensemble vocalist, and contemporary opera/vocal specialist, with consistent touring engagements in Australia, the US and the UK. Winner of the inaugural US Dwight and Ursula Mamlok Advancement Award for the interpretation of contemporary music, she is committed to the vital artistic collaboration with composers to thoughtfully contribute to the musical canon of the present day.

Amber is the newly appointed inaugural lecturer for aural studies at the Young Conservatorium, stepped in as assistant conductor for The Australian Voices, established the vocal sextet Formant, and continues to engage in ongoing online projects with composers and artists in the US and UK.

 

Amber Evans Vocalist

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.

YOU ARE PATHETIC!

YOU ARE PATHETIC!

YOU ARE PATHETIC!

By Sanfeliu
Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival 

Electro-acoustic troubadour Sanfeliu plays Ludwig’s Sonata Op.13 like you’ve never heard it before.

The year is 1798. As the century draws to an end, young Ludwig struggles to make sense of the creative process, and of his own artistic and personal identity. It is a time of promise, but also a time of fear: Liberty, equality, humanity… but also exploitation, colonisation, industrialisation. As the old world crumbles down, young Ludwig tries to find a way forward through music.

Electro-acoustic troubadour Sanfeliu plays Ludwig’s Sonata Op.13 like you’ve never heard it before in this gripping multi-media stage piece about music, difference, and finding harmony between humans, nature and technology.

 

“Sanfeliu brings it all together with a lyrical style of personal intimacy and unexpected humour.” – Ned Hammond, Westender 2021

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Fri 11 Mar

TIMES

9pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat)
$32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

50 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for ages 12+

 

Image by Robyn Mill.

THE ARTISTS

Sanfeliu

Sanfeliu is an electro-acoustic troubadour of Catalan descent, currently based in Meanjin (Brisbane). Sanfeliu writes, teaches and performs delving into different musical traditions (pop, classical, hispanic, electronica) and exploring their place in collective and affective memory.

Sanfeliu Composer / Writer / Performer

Robyn Mill Videographer

Alison St Ledger  Cabareturge

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.

STRING: AN ODD EVENING WITH TYRONE AND LESLEY

STRING: AN ODD EVENING WITH TYRONE AND LESLEY

STRING: AN ODD EVENING WITH TYRONE AND LESLEY

Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival 

For one night only experience the refinement, alignment and entwinement of Tyrone and Lesley.

Unwinding as a cross between a concert and slide night they’ll make your heartstrings ring as they string together 20 years of hits and premiere songs from their new recording String.

Tyrone and Lesley play light music for dark times, fashioned to fly across the footlights and into your heart.

This dashing duo has played their ukulele and double bass at the Sydney Opera House, headlined in the UK, New Zealand, and festivals all over Australia. Just like their odd combination of instruments, this unlikely pair divine humour and harmony in the highs and lows to grasp that we all belong somewhere – even the odd ones out.

 

“The two were just pure magic together… it would be a sin to miss it.”thecreativeissue (AUS)

“This show carries a charm that has you humming the tunes all the way home.” – Stage Whispers

“An eccentric and delightful night out.” – BrisbaneStage

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Sat 12 Mar

TIMES

7pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat)
$32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

50 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for all ages. 

Image by Bulimba Studios

THE ARTISTS

David Megarrity Tyrone / Vocals and Ukulele

Samuel Vincent Lesley / Double Bass

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.

THE BANTER BROTHERS

THE BANTER BROTHERS

THE BANTER BROTHERS

Presented by Queensland Cabaret Festival

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sound of thirty years of friendship with The Banter Brothers – equal parts cheeky and charming!

Meet Kazman and Dougie aka the Banter Brothers!

A cultural collaboration of First Nation and Pacific Islander Aussies (definitely not fresh off the boat), this duo delights audiences with their interesting blend of music and banter.

Inspired by their far North Queensland verandah jam sessions and years of touring, this show is equal parts cheeky and charming- who knows what the hell will come out of their mouths!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy musical adventures from thirty years of friendship.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof must be presented on entry to venue staff. Find out more.

DATES

Sat 12 Mar

TIMES

9pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

Standard (Theatre Seat) $35 + booking fee
Concession (Theatre Seat)
$32 + booking fee

Standard (Cabaret Table) $45 + booking fee
Concession (Cabaret Table) $42 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

60 min

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for ages 15+. Mild course language. 

THE ARTISTS

Dougie Fresh
Douglas Wilfred Maybir the 3rd, aka Dougie Fresh, is a performer and musician. He has performed lead roles in the sell-out show ‘Stolen’ by Jane Harrison, directed by ACPA Artistic Director Leah Purcell in 2011; and ‘Up The Ladder’ by Roger Bennett, directed by Wesley Enoch in 2012. As a musician, he has played with Ziontes Reggae Band (2009), Progressive Tan (2012), and currently works with The MadTones as a musician, singer and songwriter.

Kazman
Terry John Cassels, aka Kazman, is a multitalented professional with experience as a dancer, teacher, choreographer, musician, singer and songwriter. Having toured nationally and internationally since 1998, he has performed everywhere from Woodford Folk Festival to the Sydney Opera house. As a musician, he has released numerous albums with bands like Hot Rubber Glove, Dubmarine, Progressive Tan, and The MadTones.

Dougie Fresh Performer / Voice / Strings

Kazman Performer / Voice / Strings

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Queensland Cabaret Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Brisbane City Council.

Please note: In line with Queensland Health regulations, as of 17 December all patrons and visitors at Metro Arts will be required to be fully vaccinated. Find out more.