Urban Myth Theatre of Youth presents a riveting new Australian play tackling bullying, created and presented by young people 11 to 13 yrs of age.
BULLY! BULLY! Is a must see for anyone who has ever been a bully, been bullied or been witness to this epidemic that’s impacting young people to the point of fear, isolation and tragically in some cases, suicide.
Through workshopping, writer and director Trish Herreen has guided her young cast with compassion and a dedication to creating quality theatre through the advocacy that theatre is a perfect platform for the discussion of issues and the human condition.
‘Who better to investigate bullying on stage but the people who are right in the middle of the issue?’ says Artistic Director Glenn Hayden. ‘Reported incidents of bullying have trebled in the past two years and our young members have not been shy to create a play for their peers that cuts to the core of some of the problems they see around them … we couldn’t be prouder.’
Urban Myth is a unique company in the city of Adelaide. It not only offers an important platform for the investigation of youth culture by young people, but is also a home for the future artists and arts leaders of the state.
BULLY! BULLY! Is a fine example of the intelligence, wit and talents of up and coming young artists at the beginning of their creative journey …
Performances will be held at The Goodwood Institute Theatre, 166a Goodwood Rd, Unley Park.
Thursday the 16th to Saturday the 18th of September.
Schools $8 or $6 disadvantaged (Teachers free)
General Public $15 full & $10 conc.
Thursday 16th September – 1.00pm school’s performance & 7.00pm VIP Opening Night
Friday 17th September – 1.00pm Schools only, 7.00pm General public
Saturday 18th September – 3pm and 7.00pm
CAST:- Annie Arnold, Rachel Chalmers, Isobel Davies, Lily Deacon, Caitlin Hankin, Monica Hart, Maggie James, Tess Johnson-Kelly, Lily Mounkley, Justina Patterson, Ines Portella, Xia Reeves-Smith, Luella, Rosella, Ashleigh Vandemeulengraaf, Henry Vaughan