A huge congratulations to the 15 Lieder Theatre members who traveled to the United States in June to perform 2 shows at the AACT WorldFest in Venice, Florida.
The group performed an acrobatic fire show and our recent production of Monochrome at the festival, both of which were hugely successful and very positively received.
Congratulations also to the team on winning the following adjudicator's awards for theatrical excellence at the festival:
Monochrome - Outstanding choreography
Monochrome - Outstanding athleticism as a theatrical aesthetic
Monochrome - Outstanding lighting design
Monochrome - Blake Selmes - Outstanding performance in a central role
Fire Show - Special award for firing up the festival and fanning the flames of friendship
Check the theatre's Facebook page for a wonderful video played at the Festival's closing ceremony, featuring footage of the Lieder's performances.
Monochrome and the Fire Show on stage at AACT WorldFest in Venice, Florida USA
Questacon Mid-Winter Nights
More congratulations to our fire show performers and back-stage crew who gave an impressive 12 fire shows over 4 days for Questacon's Mid-Winter Nights event in Canberra.
All 12 shows featured amazing acrobatics and fire manipulating, as well as some fantastic clowning and comedy.
Well done and thanks to everyone involved!
Warming up the crowds at Questacon in Canberra
Scholarships and Funding
And congratulations also to our Artistic Director, Chrisjohn Hancock!
Chrisjohn has recently been awarded two special grants, including funding to travel to the Human Mosaic Festival in Gleniow, Poland from the 24th August-1st September, and a Veolia Creative Arts Scholarship for 2018. Very well deserved CJ!