Two sisters prepare for society. One punch at a time.
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‘This is such a gutsy challenging work – so worth catching – we will be talking about it for years.’
Animal thrusts the audience into the visceral confines of an abusive environment. Balancing harrowing intensity with intricate psychology, nerve-shredding brutality with jet-black humour, it's a vital and undogmatic exploration of misogyny.
Devised by Susie Dee, Nicci Wilks and Kate Sherman
Directed by Susie Dee
Performed by Nicci Wilks and Kate Sherman
Designed by Marg Horwell
Lighting by Andy Turner
Sound Design and Composition by Kelly Ryall
Projected Text by Angus Cerini
APAM presentation 2017
Dark Mofo, Tasmania 2018
WINNER GREEN ROOM AWARDS: BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ENSEMBLE, BEST LIGHTING DESIGN, BEST SOUND DESIGN, BEST PRODUCTION.
ANIMAL WAS CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE TOP 10 MOST GROUND BREAKING SHOWS BY WOMEN IN 2016.
- THE GUARDIAN