About Performance

A bunch of kids have set out to bring a live audience to the urban Fantasia that is the under-side of the Flemington Bridge overpass. However, on the other side of the urban landscape, a bureaucratic plot is being hatched to undermine their efforts. Occupational Health and Safety manuals, insurance premiums and risk management plans are all being launched to destroy the young hopefuls. All seems lost. What are they to do?

The solution is simple: Fight back.

Kids Can Get Lost is a humorous performance about two Occupational Health and Safety Officers who attempt to run an educational course on Safe Family Roadtrips. The staging ground is the vast concrete floodway below the Yellow and Red Sticks of the CityLink Tollway. A place that is reminiscent of MTV Music Videos, Hollywood car chases and disaster movies; the perfect location for:
Crash Testing the Great Australian Holiday.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Shelly Lauman

Graduated from the VCA in 2005. Her stage credits include Macbeth STC, directed by Robert Menzies; Spring Awakening The Hayloft Project, directed by Simon Stone; Othello Retold Eleventh Hour Theatre, directed by Anne Thompson; Homebody/Kabul Theatre@risk, directed by Chris Bendall; Women Beware Women VCA, directed by Lindy Davies; Tag Hamlet VCA, directed by Roy Faudree.
Her film credits include Advantage, directed by Sean Byrne which screened at the 2007 Melbourne International Film Festival and 2008 Sundance Film Festival, soon to be seen at the 2008 St Kilda Film Festival.

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