Telling Australian stories by Australian women, We Were There is a new piece of verbatim theatre with a unique perspective of HIV and AIDS.
Premiering this coming January as a part of the 2018 Midsumma Festival, We Were There explores the real lives and untold stories of the sisters, mothers, wives, friends, volunteers and medical professionals who cared for those living with HIV and AIDS in the 80s and 90s... and speaks to those living with the virus today. With humour and heart, We Were There celebrates the achievements and sacrifices of these women, and remembers those left behind.
Tilted Projects was created in 2016 by VCA Graduates and theatre-collaborators Dirk Hoult and Gavin Roach. The company is committed to developing obscured and untold queer stories into works that reflect our contemporary cultural landscape. Their work is community focused and shines a light on the lives of everyday Australians through a tilted lens. After many months of development, the company proudly bring Melbourne audiences their inaugural production; We Were There.
Australian Stage has THREE DOUBLE passes to giveaway – 8pm Wednesday 24 January, 2018
The first three entries received* will win a double pass to the 8.00pm performance Wednesday 24 January, 2018.
*PLEASE NOTE: Entries received BEFORE 9am Jan 18 will be disqualified. One entry per person. Tickets cannot be exchanged for cash or for any other performance. If you have won tickets from Australian Stage in the past 4 weeks you are ineligible for this promotion.
Tilted Projects proudly presents, as a part of the 2018 Midsumma Festival, the Australian premiere of
We Were There
Conceived and developed by Dirk Hoult and Gavin Roach
Directed by Dirk Hoult and Gavin Roach
Dramaturgy by Alyson Campbell
Set Design by Alex Hiller
Sound Design by Connor Ross
Lighting Design by Jason Bovaird
Stage Manager Tonie-Rayne Steele
Performed by Perri Cummings, Olivia Monticciolo, Leah Baulch and Naomi Rukavina
Venue: Chapel Off Chapel - 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran
23 January to 4 February, 2018
Tues - Sat 8pm, Sat 4pm, Sun 6pm (no show 26 Jan)
Preview shows 23 and 24 January, 8pm
Tickets: $49 Full, $39 Preview, Concession and Grps 4+
Bookings: 03 8290 7000 | www.tiltedprojects.com/shows
We Were There is proudly supported by Chapel Off Chapel, The Stonnington City Council, Auspicious Arts, GLOBE Melbourne, Living Positive Victoria, and the Australian Cultural Fund.