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What is Site Specific Theatre?

Site-specific theatre engages with a site’s history, atmosphere, and design to support created or scripted narratives. This form of theatre allows a space to house an event and acknowledges that the performance can only happen in that specific location.

Site-specific theatre utilises with a site’s history, atmosphere, and design to support created or scripted narratives.

This form of theatre allows a space to house an event and acknowledges that the performance can only happen in that specific location. 

 

The Drama Merchants brand of site-specific theatre, known as Silent Stage, is a theatrical event with no amps or staged lighting to produce amplified sound or excessive lighting. His show are done in a real time manner, utilizing sound and lighting within the space or experience giving the audience a fly on the wall experience. 

Blurring of boundaries between first hand and fascinating, the Drama Merchant offers a unique theatrical intimacy for an audience of 13 – 40 to create a more first hand and personal experience as he incorporates site specific spaces both inside and out with unconventional staging techniques!

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Previous shows

BU21

Combined site specific & traditionally staged 

BackDock Arts 

2022

G.A.R – The Golden Age of Radio

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, Dayboro,

Anywhere Festival -Moreton Bay, 2022

 

Venus in Fur

Motet Studios (Music room), Molendinar, Qld, 2021

Arcana – (Moon room - Tap dancing room), Brisbane, Qld 2021

QA Hotel – The Farrier Bar (Underground bar), Fortitude Valley, Qld, 2021

as part of the Anywhere Festival

 

The 8 Reindeer Monologues

Preece House, Nerang, QLD, 2019

 

Dial M for Murder

Preece House, Nerang, Qld, 2019

 

War of the Worlds: 1936 Radiobroadcast experience

Preece House, Nerang, Qld 2019

 

The Radioplay Hour - The Coffin in Studio B

Indriya Restaurant - The Metropolitan, Brisbane, QLD, - Anywhere Festival 2019

 

The Radioplay Hour – Little Woman

Bankfoot house, Glass House Mountains, QLD – Anywhere Festival 2019

 

The Naked Truth

Tugun Community Hall, Tugun, QLD, 2017 – Produced as part of Tugun Theatre Season

 

2Across: A comedy of romance and crosswords

The Tramway Museum, Ferny Grove, QLD, - Anywhere festival 2017

 

A Christmas Carol – Radiobroadcast experience

GrowCa café, Bonogin, Qld, 2016

 

War of the Worlds: 1936 Radiobroadcast experience

GrowCa café, Bonogin, Qld, 2016

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The Curiosity Experiment

Carclew House, Adelaide, S.A. – Adelaide Fringe, 2017

Wick Music Studios, Brunswick, VIC – Melbourne Fringe 2016

Pomona Museum, Pomona, Sunshine Coast, QLD, 2016

Padre Bar, basement – Woolloongabba, QLD, 2016

Ecclectica: Oddities and curiosity shop, West End QLD - Anywhere Festival 2016

 

Lights out Vol 1. Ghost stories by Candlelight 

Ecclectica: oddities and curiosity shop, West End QLD – Anywhere Festival 2015

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