SHOWS - PRESENT
SHOWS - FUTURE
Currently in Stage 2 of development with Opera Queensland this work is adapted from an autobiographical radio narrative.
It's 2am and a woman who has hit rock bottom holds a phone number in her hand. When she dials it the call will change her life.
QLD based creative team, the first draft of this libretto is already completed.
Due to be presented late 2022/early 23
Currently in stage 1 of development with Melbourne based, diverse team of writers & creatives.
A story of the West Melbourne swamps of depression era Australia.
Centred around the second generation African Australian woman Elsie Williams, the piece is filled with a melting pot of immigrant cultures living on the borders of society at a pivotal time in Melbourne's history.
Currently in research stage this work will be a collection of operatic vignettes telling the stories of the real characters of Melbourne's first red light district around Little Lonsdale Street in the late 1800s.
Capturing life in the largely female owned ‘flash brothels’ and ‘short time houses’ of the area the work will delved into the complex history of Little Lon, how this place, once a ‘slum’, has evolved over time.
Always open to ideas.