SLAP. A video of 16-year-old Immi hitting a security officer goes viral.

BANG. Sofia’s impassioned speech for the victims of a school shooting makes international news.

KISS. In the car park of a small-town supermarket, people rally around Darby and Daniel as they lock lips in an attempt to set the world record for the longest kiss.

Exploring themes of activism, community and hope, SLAP. BANG. KISS. tracks three young people whose stories kick-start a series of events none of them could have anticipated, transforming them into global symbols of revolution. But when their stories go viral and the whole world is watching, what will they do next?

Shortlisted for the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, this bold new play produced by Melbourne Theatre Company is from multi award-winning playwright Dan Giovannoni and directed by Katy Maudlin.

Director Katy Maudlin expertly utilises her team to show students across the state what a benchmark VCE Drama performance could look like.’ Arts Hub

Event and Ticket Details

Accessibility
Hearing Aid Loop Wheelchair Access
Location
Ian Macintosh Theatre 105 William St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Get Directions
Prices

$27 per student/additional teacher – 1 teacher free with each 20 students

Event Notes

SUITABILITY
Stage 5 and 6 but could be enjoyed by Stage 4

DURATION
60 minutes plus Q&A

ADVICE
This play contains themes of alcoholism and family violence

CURRICULM LINKS
This production is on the VCE Curriculum with extensive resources that can be applied to the NSW Curriculum. We encourage teachers to look at these to help in your decision making about how you can apply this to your students learning.
Could also link to Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, PDHPE, Cultural Studies.
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