She Said Theatre
“I was always like, like a magnet with my Dad, like everywhere he went I was right next to him… He never got rid of me…”
Throughout Australia’s history, an unknown number of Indigenous children have been forcibly removed from their families. Parents were driven mad, grandparents heartbroken, siblings torn apart, language lost, and culture stripped away.
Using testimonials from the Stolen Generations, Noongar man Ian Michael invites you to listen in on the silenced stories of this country.
Winner of Best Emerging Artist (Adelaide Fringe 2016)
Winner of Best Emerging Indigenous Artist (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
Winner of SA Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
Winner of Tiki Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
“A brave and quietly devastating performance… Moving theatre that handles some emotionally harrowing material with dignity and grace.” The Age
Recommended for ages 12+
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this production contains images or names of people who have since passed away.
This production also involves flour that contains gluten.
Performer & Co-writer: Ian Michael // Co-writer: Seanna van Helten // Director: Penny Harpham // Producer: Anna Kennedy // Lighting Designer: Katie Sfetkidis // Sound Designer: Raya Slavin // Set & Costume Designer: Chloe Greaves // AV Designer: Michael Carmody // Stage Manager: Tonie-Rayne Steele
Part of the City of Perth Winter Arts Festival.
Image: Gabi Briggs