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Back to Back Theatre

60 Little Malop St
Geelong
Victoria
Australia 3220

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PO Box 1257
Geelong
Victoria
Australia 3220

Tel 61 3 5221 2029

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Media & Publications

Below are some of Back to Back Theatre's recent media highlights

Kali Reid, Time Out Sydney. 2017. “52 Weeks of #SydCulture: Week 12″. 2017. Web. 21 Mar 2017

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David Zimpatti, The West Australian Review. 2017. “PIAF Review: Lady Eats Apple“. 2017. Web. 4 Mar 2017

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Clarissa Sebag- Montefiore, BBC News. 2017. “Art and disability: The performers demanding to be judged on merit.” 2017. Web. 26 Feb 2017

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Chris Boyd, The Australian. 2016. “Bruce Gladwin’s Lady Eats Apple is creation revelation of sorts”. 2016. Print. 11 Oct 2016.

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Tim Byrne, Time Out Melbourne. 2016. “Lady Eats Apple”. 2016. Web. 10 Oct 2016.

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Jane Howard, The Guardian. 2016. “Lady Eats Apple – examination of the epic and the every day bears fruit”. 2016. Web. 10 Oct 2016.

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Michael Cathcart & Sarah Kanowski, ABC Radio National – Book & Arts. 2016. “Back to Back Theatre: Lady Eats Apple”. 2016. Radio. 7 Oct 2016.

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John Bailey, The Sunday Age: M Magazine. 2016, “Share the stage”. 2016. Print. 2 Oct 2016.

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Kate Holden, The Saturday Paper. 2016, “Behind the scenes with Back to Back Theatre”. 2016. Print. 1 Oct 2016.

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Steve Dow, The Guardian Australia. 2016. “Disability and the ‘new normal’: why Australia needs to ramp up access to stage and screen”. 2016. Web. 24 Sep 2016.

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Below are some selected books that detail Back to Back Theatre and contemporary performance.

Eckersall, Peter, and Helena Grehan, eds. We’re People Who Do Shows – Back to Back Theatre Performance, Politics, Visibility. Wales: Performance Research Books, 2013. Print.

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Alexeyeff, K. “The Toolondo Fishman: Humananimals and Forms of Response-ability”. Responsibility. Eds. Hage, G and Robyn Eckersley. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012. 187-197. Print.

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Hadley, Bree. Disability, Public Space Performance & Spectatorship; Unconscious Performances. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

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Hargrave, Matt. Theatres of Learning Disability. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Print.

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Harview, Jen. Theatre & The City. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Print.

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Machon, Josephine. Immersive Theatres: Intimacy and Immediacy in Contemporary Performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Print.

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Below are some selected journals that detail Back to Back Theatre and contemporary performance.

Tan, Marcus. “Elephant Head on White: Reflexive Interculturalism in Ganesh Versus the Third Reich.” Contemporary Theatre Review 26 4 (2016): 416 – 428, Routledge. Web. 14 Mar 2017

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Calvert, David. Everything Has a Fucking Value: Negative Dialectics in the Work of Back to Back Theatre. 2015. Journal.

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Bourgeois, Catherine. “Le grand frère australien en visite – Entretien avec Bruce Gladwin du Back to Back Theatre.” Jeu Revue de theatre 146 1 (2013): 130-134 Jeu Revue de theatre. Web.

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Kuppers, Petra. “Outsider Histories, Insider Artists, Cross Cultural Ensembles: Visiting with Disability Preferences in Contemporary Art Environments.” The Drama Review 58 2 (2014): 33-50 MIT Press Journals. Web. 12 May 2014.

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Maxell, Ian. “Book Review of ‘We’re People Who Do Shows’: Back to Back Theatre: Performance Politics Visibility’.” Theatre Research International 39 3 (2014): 244-245 Cambridge Journals Online. Web.16 Sep 2014.

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McGillvray, Glen. “Negotiating Material Reality Through Fetishism and Disavowal in Food Court.”  About Performance 10 (2010): 7-14 Informit. Web.

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Rittberger, Kevin. “Indian Elephants and Poor Dogs.” Theatre Heute 89 (2012) Kultiversum. Web.

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Schmidt, T. “Acting, Disabled: Back to Back Theatre and the politics of Appearance”. Post-dramatic Theatre and the Political: International Perspectives on Contemporary Performance. Eds. Carroll, J, Steve Giles and Karen Juers-Munby. London: Methuen Drama, 2013. 189-207. Print.

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Schmidt, T. “A journey through Back to Back’s Hell House.” Performance Research: On Fire 18 1 (2013): 139-148 Taylor & Francis Online. Web. 18 Jun 2013.

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Below are a collection of Back to Back Theatre's recent Year In Reviews

Back to Back Theatre’s 2016 Year in Review

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Back to Back Theatre’s 2015 Year in Review

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Back to Back Theatre’s 2014 Year in Review

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Back to Back Theatre’s 2013 Year in Review

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Back to Back Theatre’s 2012 Year in Review

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The scripts of Back to Back Theatre’s works GANESH VERSUS THE THIRD REICH, FOOD COURT & small metal objects are available to purchase from australianplays.org