The last show I’m reviewing for mindshare is #nofilter, a blend of dramatic theatre and music at the Marion Cultural Centre last night. Offering “a backstage voyeuristic view of The Black Dog Circus”, this was an intense experience from beginning to end, exploring themes of suicide, drugs, gender, rape, body dysmorphia and violence, with the audience seated at tables equipped with popcorn, glitter, tissues and patient clinical assessments of each of the casts’ characters. In the
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Originally from Melbourne, Rose moved to Sydney for, in her own words, ‘dick’, having been single for 7 years, which is almost 3 Olympics and in Australia, about 15 Prime Ministers. Rose thinks dating apps are ‘rivers of shit’, as many state their occupation as ‘CEO and Founder’, which she interprets as an overconfident Uber driver with an ABN. So now armed with boyfriend and having grown out her fringe, which she refers to as
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Two professional performers Claire Gurry and David Cronin have produced an energetic show with catchy songs and dances. They both have a musical background. Guury has raised three musical children, teaches guitar, ukulele, voice, and works in the mental health and school education sectors. Guury and Cronin are involved in public performances. Guury in her spare time’ performs with acapella choirs and Adelaide Qwire. David Cronin is a professional performer, speaker and drama coach. He
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This fringe show encompasses Nores Cerfeda acting as a one-man show, telling his story about the experience of depression. He is a Melbourne based Italian actor having graduated at the ”London Academy of Radio, Film & TV” in 2007 and then at the Italian Academy ”Fondamenta”, in Rome. He has experience as an actor and director with the Italian company ”Smaramaldi” and studied acting with Sam Rumbelow. Cerfeda has been living in Australia for 5
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The show begins with a powerful whole cast performance of the title song, ‘Connected’. It’s a great introduction to the show’s themes as, dressed as high school students, the stars lament the perils of social media whilst explaining that you must stay ‘connected’ in order to be popular. One by one, the examples escalate until a final verse of the song outlines the attempted suicide of a young girl via live streaming. In my opinion,
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