With more than 500 performances to see and discover in the nooks and crannies of Brisbane, the Anywhere Festival will be back this year with another extraordinary collection of artistic spectacles anywhere but a theatre.
Audiences will once again find shows in weird and wonderful locations this May including aviation and maritime museums, backyards, heritage homes, buses, light houses, nurseries, parks and everywhere in between. Featuring theatre, drama, comedy, circus, dance, immersive experiences, music, poetry and family friendly performance, there really is nothing like an Anywhere show. While the full program comes out in early April and will reveal all performances, the first show of the festival has been announced: comedian and design nerd Tim Ross is bringing his new live show Designing a Legacy for one day only at the Caloundra Regional Gallery. The show is part talk, part screening, part comedy, an architectural adventure about joys, woes and challenges of saying goodbye to the family home. Especially when that home is a design legacy by one of the greats of Australian architecture.
Enterprising hosts can sign up here to offer or recommend performance spaces such as a small business space, warehouses, Queenslander-style homes, garages, backyards, a driveway, or even just a bedroom. The festival dissolves the proverbial fourth wall, engaging audiences in an unusual way, allowing audiences and performers into each others space. The creation of the festival also champions collaborative creativity, and fierce community cohesion as well as supporting and connecting emerging arts practitioners, and partners with local businesses to provide accessible theatre in the best and strangest of ways.
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