2019 SCHOOLS PROGRAMME

Since we established Shock Therapy Productions in 2015 we have had a number of successful projects in both schools and the main stage. The 2019 School Touring Programme is jam-packed with a mix of Old Favourites, award-winning productions and brand new, original works.

In 2019, we are offering 4 powerful, energetic and thought-provoking shows, read more about them below.

 
 

 
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MEDEA

NEW SHOW 2019! Shock Therapy Productions add their signature stylised and minimalist touch to this traditional Greek Tragedy. This psychological thriller is one of the greatest classics of the western canon.

GRADES
8 – 12

PERFORMANCE GENRES
Greek Tragedy, Epic Theatre, Physical Theatre, Multiple Role Playing, Mime. 

THEMES
Revenge, Betrayal, Love, Grief. 

2019 TOUR DATES
SE QLD: Terms 1 - 4


THE STONES

This award-winning play about youth crime and punishment continues to engage, enthrall and excite audiences and now Shock Therapy Productions puts their signature stamp on this classic work.

GRADES
7 – 12

PERFORMANCE GENRES
Physical Theatre, Political Theatre, Brechtian Conventions, Mime, Multiple Role Playing, Comedy, Monologue and Live Music.

THEMES
Risk Taking, Peer Pressure, Responsibility of Actions, Legal System, Decision Making, Crime and Punishment.

2019 TOUR DATES
SE QLD: Terms 1 - 4 | North QLD: Term 2


VIRAL

What is the price of internet fame? As society attempts to keep up with the rapidly changing and thrilling new world of social media and viral videos, how do we define our social responsibilities?

GRADES
8 – 12

PERFORMANCE GENRES
Physical Theatre, Verbatim, Political Theatre, Brechtian Conventions, Multiple Role Playing, Comedy, Monologue, Mime, Live Music.

THEMES
Social Media/Technology, Personal Responsibility, Socio-Economic Differences, Racism, Abuse, Mateship.

2019 TOUR DATES
SE QLD: Terms 1 - 4 | North QLD: Term 2


THE APOLOGY

Inspired by a true story of a high school student who ‘took revenge’ on a classmate who was bullying him after his father advised him to ‘fight back’, The Apology is a searingly honest look at the repercussions of taking revenge and the long term effects that bullying can have.

GRADES
7 – 12

PERFORMANCE GENRES
Physical Theatre, Brechtian Conventions, Multiple Role Playing, Comedy, Monologue, Mime, Live Music.

THEMES
Bullying, Personal Responsibility, Decision Making, Abuse, Family Dynamics, Mateship.

2019 TOUR DATES
SE QLD: Terms 1 - 4 | North QLD: Term 2