Sunday, July 25, 2010

My Darling Patricia/ Mt Gambier residency


My Darling Patricia's development of 'Ted Head' is based on a collection of short plays for children by Ted Hughes. We were using the Varcoe Theatre rehearsal space and Tenison Woods school and drove up the Coorong to find apocalyptic environments, caves and deforestation. Then back to animate seeds, build leaf houses, bark monsters and car factories out of dough. Who could not have a great time doing this? The bakery around the corner had hearty soups and South Aussie pasties. Fingers crossed this will be on at the Malthouse in April next year.