CREATiVE COLLABS

POPS hero image

POPS

A fractured father/daughter relationship fuelled by chronic depression, addiction, and social shame. Needle-sharp, physically articulated, punctuated with moments of movement that feel something like Sarah Kane met up with Carol Churchill for a doof-set by the DJ from hell. Tap the image for more.

Written by Charlie Josephine

Featuring Todd Levi and Bronte Charlotte

Directed by Dirk Hoult

Presented by Gavin Roach

Doggo.jpeg

DOGGO

Rooted in self-reflection, catharsis and silliness, DOGGO is Alice Tovey’s most ambitious work to date. Through her unique, musical and provocative lens, Tovey blends elements of musical comedy, experimental performance, burlesque and immersive theatre to create an hour of pop bangers, sketch and sizzling satire that will leave audiences begging for more. Tap the image for more.

Written by and featuring Alice Tovey

Presented by Hot Mess Productions

Directed by Dirk Hoult

Nominated for Best Music Direction | 2022 Greenroom Awards

WWT2020.jpg

WE WERE THERE (2020)

In October 2020, a film adaptation of We Were There was broadcast around the globe to serve as an educational resource in hospitals and clinics for those working with HIV and those newly diagnosed. With Lousie Brehmer, Liz Buchanan, Barbara Lowing, and Jodie LeVesconte. Tap the image for more.

Written and Directed by Dirk Hoult

Supported by ViiV Healthcare

All My Best.jpg

ALL MY BEST

You thought coming out was hard the first time. In Bear Baxter's daring cabaret sequel to Share My Blankets, they present a love letter/email of sorts to their IRL family about their new name and blossoming transness.

Written and performed by Bear Baxter

Directed by Dirk Hoult

IMG_6556.JPG

H#SH'D OUT

Hashed Out is an original Song Cycle by Kurt Kansley and Oliver Lidert which explores human connection in the digital age of social media. Tap the image for more.

Directed by: Christian Cavallo
Musical Direction by: David Youings

Produced: Bravo Arts

Cast: Dirk Hoult, Anne Gasko, Kate Schimidli, Callum Andreas

The Blazing Son.jpg

THE BLAZING SON

The Blazing Son looks at the dark side of sexuality; expectation and attachment. It also holds within it a quest for light. Tangled yarns - apron strings - earring pokes - buried in the sun + mother. Tap the image for more.

Written by Lynn Preston

Directed by Dirk Hoult

Featuring Verity Higgins and Jack Currie

Aly Loren - Hero Image

SHARE MY BLANKETS

Bear Baxter (ed.) is a queer-non-binary-femme-tomboy-dreamboat who likes their whiskey neat, their face glittered, and their kebabs after 3am. In Share My Blankets, Bear shares with you their most intimate truths. Beneath these blankets are stories of human fluidity and validity which are ready to be uncovered. Tap the Image for more.

Written and performed by Bear Baxter
Directed by Dirk Hoult

group1_edited.jpg

FUGITIVE SONGS

Blending traditional folk music with contemporary pop and gospel, that offers a new sound for a restless generation, SONDER Theatre Company presents the Australian premiere of Fugitive Songs at Chapel Off Chapel. Tap the Image for more.

Music by Chris Miller & Lyrics by Nathan Tyson

Produced by Sonder Theatre Co.
Musical Direction by Caleb Garfinkle

Directed by Dirk Hoult

WWT Image 1.jpg

WE WERE THERE (2018)

Telling Australian stories by Australian women, We Were There offers a unique perspective of HIV and AIDS. It 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. Tap the image for more.

Written & Directed by Dirk Hoult

Featuring Leah Baulch, Perri Cummings, Jodie Levesconte, Olivia Monticciolo

TheManOfMode1.jpg

THE MAN OF MODE

A dark, sexy, acid-tongued comedy of manners, returns to the stage in a fresh, new translation with a modern twist – proving that, 300+ years later, people are always the same; alarming, absurd, and here to entertain you.. Tap the image for more.

Adapted and Developed by Janet Dimelow
Directed by Dirk Hoult

Featuring Josh Futcher, Catherine Glavicic, Dominic Weintraub, Elizabeth McColl, Emma Pursey, Jake Fehily, Leah Baulch, Louisa Fitzhardinge, Maty Young, Ryan Murphy, Tamiah Bantum

BMshowimage9.jpg

BUTCH MASTERS: Man Of Destiny

Butch Masters: Man of Destiny tells the story of Butch, a young straight man born into a gay world with a destiny to challenge the establishment and start a sexual revolution!

Tap the image for more.

Book, Music & Lyrics: Jamie Burgess  

Director: Dirk Hoult  

Choreographer: Jason Teasdale  

Lights: Jason Bovaird

Sound: Evan Drill

IMG_6559.JPG

OPRAHFICATION

This side-splitting, multi-award-winning one-woman musical is brought to you by Rachel Dunham whose extraordinary portrayal of the fading talk-show queen, coupled with an unforgettable original score, guarantees to have you screaming for more. Tap the image for more 

Book & Lyrics: Rachel Dunham

Music: Shanon Whitelock

Director: Dirk Hoult  

Produced by Adam Lowe (ALG)