Beep

A slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little.

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Presented in association with the Adelaide Festival Centre

In Mort’s Village everything has its place, everyday is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang…down comes Beep.

What is this annoying interruption to Mort’s breakfast pancake, who is this noisy robot girl, and how will she find her home?

With Windmill’s trademark design, gentle story-telling, music and puppetry. Beep tells the story of what happens when someone new comes to town.

A slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit, and learning to mix it up a little.

  • Recommended for age
  • Theatre
  • 30 minutes

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23 August - 3 September Space Theatre / Adelaide, Australia

Meet the Cast and Creative Team

  • Sam Haren

    Director, Co-Creator

    Sam is a Creative Director of Sandpit, a company who create immersive, personal experiences that change people. From 2002-2012 he was Artistic Director of The Border Project, and directed/co-directed all of the company’s work in this time. For Windmill Theatre Co, he has directed Plop!, Grug and Grug and the Rainbow, as well as interactive experience My Room.

    He also co-directed Skeleton with Larissa McGowan (Adelaide Festival 2013 & Dance Massive/Malthouse), directed and choreographed Theatrical Trailer for Alien 5 (ADT Ignition 2007 & 2008) and The Game is Not Over (ADT Ignition 2006).

  • Jonathon Oxlade

    Designer, Co-Creator

    Jonathon studied Illustration and Sculpture at the Queensland College of Art. He has designed set and costumes for Windmill Theatre Co, Queensland Theatre, LaBoite Theatre, Is This Yours?, Aphids, Circa, Arena Theatre Company, Polyglot, The Real TV Project, Polytoxic, Men of Steel, Lemony S Puppet Theatre, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Vitalstatistix, Barking Gecko, Bell Shakespeare, The Border Project, State Theatre Company South Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, The Escapists, Sandpit and Belvoir St Theatre. Venues and Festivals he has designed set and costumes for include the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Festival, Asia TOPA, Adelaide Festival and Fringe, The Malthouse, Performance Space and the Queensland Art Gallery. Jonathon has illustrated the picture book The Empty City for Hachette Livre/Lothian, the Edie Amelia series by Sophie Lee, was Festival Designer for the 2010 Out of the Box Festival, 2015 Brisbane Festival’s Arcadia and is currently the Resident Designer at Windmill Theatre.

  • Katherine Fyffe

    Writer, Co-Creator

    Katherine graduated with Honours from Flinders Drama Centre in 2001 and was a founding member of The Border Project. She has co-created and performed in I Am Not An Animal, Trouble on Planet Earth, Highway Rock N Roll Disaster, Please Go Hop! Medeamaterial, and Disappearance for The Border Project. She has toured internationally in Afternoon of the Elves and The Green Sheep for Windmill, and performed in productions at STC, MTC and STCSA. In 2006 she worked with the experimental company Goat Island Performance Group in Chicago. Recent writing credit Ghosts, Toast and the Things Unsaid for Sandpit and Google’s Creative Lab won the 2016 Best Interactive Adelaide Fringe Award.

Credits

  • Director, Co-Creator Sam Haren
  • Designer, Co-Creator Jonathon Oxlade
  • Writer, Co-Creator Katherine Fyffe
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