QPAC

QPAC

QPAC is one of Australia’s leading centres for live performance. Annually, QPAC presents more than 1,250 performances across its four theatres to an audience of more than 1.4 million visitors.

QPAC will be the presenting venue of a number of the APAM 2018 Showcases in the Playhouse and Studio 1. These will be presented on Tuesday 20 and Thursday 22 February.

QPAC is located on the banks of the Brisbane River, corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank, Brisbane.

 

20 February

NEW OWNER


The Last Great Hunt @ Studio 1 |QPAC

30 mins » 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Repeat Performance

Combining puppetry, live action and animation, New Owner takes you on a world of adventure through a dog’s eyes.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

SPLIT


Lucy Guerin Inc. @ Playhouse | QPAC

50 mins » 1:30pm - 2:20pm

A mesmerising physical drama unfolds as two dancers negotiate the ever-diminishing dimensions of space and time with delicacy and complexity.

SHOWCASE DANCE

VALERIE


Last Tapes Theatre Company @ Playhouse | QPAC

1 hr 5 mins » 3:25pm - 4:30pm

Music, genetics and storytelling combine in this inter-generational and interdisciplinary cabaret theatre work that reaches into the guts of family mythologies.

SHOWCASE MUSIC THEATRE OR OPERA OR CABARET

ANIMAL


InFlux @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 4:35pm - 5:05pm

Animal is an unrelenting, provocative and remorseless vision developed in response to violence towards women.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

IN BETWEEN TWO


Contemporary Asian Australian Performance @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 5:05pm - 5:35pm

TZU’s Joelistics and ARIA-nominated producer James Mangohig explore the soundtrack of their mixed heritage through storytelling, images and hip-hop.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

MY NAME IS JIMI


Queensland Theatre / Jimi Bani @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 6:15pm - 6:45pm

A hilarious and deeply moving work about family, language and culture from acclaimed Australian actor Jimi Bani and his family.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

22 February

MISSION SONGS PROJECT - 1957 PALM ISLAND STRIKE


Jessie Lloyd @ Studio 1 | QPAC

30 mins » 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Repeat Performance

Join Jessie Lloyd and her band on a musical journey through the songs and stories surrounding the 1957 Palm Island strike.

SHOWCASE MUSIC

ICH NIBBER DIBBER


post @ Playhouse | QPAC

1 hr 10 mins » 1:30pm - 2:40pm

Ich Nibber Dibber hilariously and insightfully maps the lives and practices of three women coming of age in the 21st Century.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR


ILBIJERRI Theatre Company @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 3:10pm - 3:40pm

Unapologetic, passionate and visceral Blood on the Dance Floor invokes ancestral lineage in a contemporary quest for courage and hope.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

DRIFTWOOD


Casus Circus @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 3:40pm - 4:10pm

A colourful and turbulent concoction of pure joy and intimacy and Casus’ signature acrobatic shapes make Driftwood unmissable circus.

SHOWCASE PHYSICAL THEATRE OR CIRCUS OR PUPPETRY

TE PŌ


Nightsong @ Playhouse | QPAC

30 mins » 5:20pm - 5:50pm

An eloquent and surprising comedy punctuated with Māori showband tunes, Te Pō is about finding a lost loved one.

SHOWCASE THEATRE

A FAINT EXISTENCE


Kristina Chan @ Playhouse | QPAC

50 mins » 6:00pm - 6:50pm

This stunning solo dance work is a powerful physical meditation on impermanence, fragility and mortality in the age of climate change.

SHOWCASE DANCE