Laboite Theatre Company

Neon Tiger

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27/10/2018 - 17/11/2018 Book your school → Book via QTIX →

About the show

A LA BOITE PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

NEON TIGER

A new musical love story set to the beat of Bangkok 

BY JULIA-ROSE LEWIS

COMPOSED BY GILLIAN COSGRIFF

 

WORLD PREMIERE

The adult gap-year you never knew you needed.

Fast, frivolous and continuously flashing, the always-awake playground of a tourist mecca in Bangkok paints the scene for Neon Tiger – a new Australian musical love story.

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Andy is an Australian traveller outrunning her broken heart. She has taken residence as a host at a Bangkok party-district karaoke bar where she meets Thai-American, Arisa, who’s on a personal quest to connect with her mother’s culture. When the two meet, sparks fly.

Three of Australia’s boldest voices, Gillian Cosgriff, Kat Henry and Julia-Rose Lewis unleash Neon Tiger; a wild love story set to the beat of Bangkok’s back alleys and go-go bars.

“When Brisbane Powerhouse sent Kat, Gillian and I to Thailand on a creative development trip, we were practically strangers. Ten days later, I was head-over-heels for these women. When it came to writing about our experiences, it seemed only fitting to tell a story about falling in love under bright lights in a city you know nothing about.” – Julia-Rose Lewis, Playwright

Cast and creatives

  • Co-created by Julia-Rose Lewis, Gillian Cosgriff & Kat Henry
  • Director Kat Henry
  • Cast includes Courtney Stewart, Lisa Hanley

Meet Assistant Creative Anna Whitaker

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Anna Whitaker is a sound designer, composer and audio engineer with a palate for experimental, acousmatic works and surround sound composition. She graduated from Queensland Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music Technology in 2017. Anna is passionate about manipulating sound – creating intricate textures and layers that communicate with each other – taking the listener on a unique, sensory journey. Her vast background in classical music (particularly violin) and self-confessed obsession with spectromorphology and sound shapes, has resulted in Anna creating musical concoctions from the traditional and contemporary worlds.

This desire for cross-pollination of musical realms is reflected in Anna’s interest for multidisciplinary collaboration, working for Bleach* Festival, White Rabbit Theatre Productions and recording the orchestral score for Australian Feature Film ‘Goldstone’. She often collaborates with other like-minded musicians and multidisciplinary creatives to open and inspire her learning in order to explore fresh ideas and processes.

Anna is Assistant Creative on Neon Tiger.Welcome to the team Anna.

Laboite Theatre Company

Meet Assistant Creative Anna Whitaker

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