Set Piece, Anna Breckon and Nat Randall

0581 BR21SP 8710 RT © Robert Catto

Artists

Anna Breckon
Nat Randall

Dates & Session Times


Thursday 6 Jan - 8:30pm
Friday 7 Jan - 8:30pm
Saturday 8 Jan - 3:30pm
Saturday 8 Jan - 8:30pm
Sunday 9 Jan - 5:00pm

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Co-creators: Anna Breckon and Nat Randall 

Director: Anna Breckon 

Writers: Anna Breckon and Nat Randall in collaboration with Andrew Brophy 

Performers: Anni Finsterer, Dina Panozzo, Nat Randall and Carly Sheppard  

Set design: Genevieve Murray (Future Method Studio)

Choreographer: Victoria Hunt 

Lighting design: Karen Norris 

Music Composition: Nina Buchanan 

Sound Design: Daniel Herten 

Cinematographer: Ross Turley 

Lead camera operator: EO Gill 

Light sculpture: Megan Hanson 

Video work on TV: Matthew Griffin 

Camera Operators: Lucy Parakhina, Lux Eterna and Jenny Atherton 

Vision Mixer: Rowena Crowe 

Hair and Makeup Design: Sophie Roberts 

Costume Designer: Emma Louise Price (Lucky Break Creative) 

Intimacy Choreographer: Danielle Micich 

Intimacy Consultant: Michela Carattini 

Dramaturg: Miranda Harcourt 

Production Manager: Dominic Hamra 

Stage Manager: Ella Griffin

Producer and tour manager: Fenn Gordon for Tandem 

Sections of script devised by Paul Blenheim, Genevieve Giuffre, Sapidah Kian, Peter Paltos, Mick Klepner Roe and Carly Sheppard. 

Header image: Mick Klepner Roe

Sydney Festival presents in association with Performance Space

Here at Performance Space, we're thrilled to be teaming up with Sydney Festival again, to present the work of two artists we love. Anna Breckon and Nat Randall's Set Piece is their brilliant, engrossing new performance and film work centring queer women's relationships and offering a dazzling and inventive new take on the form of live performance. PSpace has been involved with this visionary new performance from the very beginning, commissioning its early development alongside Arts House and Vitalstatistix—and now co-presenting its world premiere season. 

Nat Randall and Anna Breckon, co-creators of the remarkable marathon performance The Second Woman, join forces once more to explode the conventions of the couple drama and explore the ordinary and extraordinary facets of queer relationships.   

With a script crafted from steamy 1950s pulp fiction, snatches of real-life dinner party conversations and improv, Set Piece is a powerfully intimate theatre-film experiment in which lesbian fantasy meets the queer ordinary. Nuanced camera work crushes the distance between observer and observed, theatre and film, and fantasy and reality. 

Absorbing, intimate and quick-witted, Set Piece is a unique study of erotic and emotional dynamics between women, a synesthetic experience for theatre and film buffs alike. 

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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals Inc. Commissioned by Adelaide Festival, Rising, Perth Festival, Sydney Festival and Performance Space. Original Co-commissioners Vitalstatistix and Arts House.

 

 

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