FEB 17 - FEB 21
Wednesday – Sunday, 9.30pm, 50 mins
Amy wonders if she’s mental. She wonders this a lot. She’s not sure if this is a politically correct thing to say out loud – but she has been told that talking definitely helps. When Amy was four, her father jumped in front of a train. The event bleeds into her present, leaving a trail of half memories about the man that was; a legacy of wonder.
One Under is a solo performance which uses treatment models and live gameplay to unlock how talking is a gamechanger, with the power to alter our genetic fabric and social norms.
The Lab Collective create performance to engage, challenge and thrill our audiences. The work they make is intended to heighten the audience’s experience by breaking the barrier between the performer and spectator, whether this be an intimate one on one experience, or a larger scale performance. Much of their work is socially and politically engaged and asks questions about issues which impact us all, giving a voice to unheard stories – told not only by the performers – but by the audience themselves.
**** “It’s exhilarating to experience a production daring enough to trust participants with decisions that are difficult to predict – with genuine choices, not leading no-brainers” (Ginger Hibiscus)
“The Lab Collective has become a master of playing with its audience, adapting characters so to have maximum impact on their spectators (...) The Collective is not just putting on a performance, it is drawing on the audience, removing the spectator/actor barrier and talking with people about issues that matter. It sounds horribly refreshing and what theatre desperately needs.” (A Younger Theatre)
“An intriguing theatrical experience that will keep you engaged throughout” (The Public Reviews)