Guttered: a joyful immersion and subversion of expectations between the bowling lanes

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Abstract

Review: Guttered, directed by Michelle Ryan. Restless Dance Theatre for Adelaide Festival.

We are greeted at the entrance of Kingpin Norwood. Seasoned bowlers make a beeline for shoe hire while teens flock to the clanging siren call of arcade games. The line between real and theatrical is joyfully blurred as the interactive and immersive performance of Guttered begins.

Upon entering, we are required to show our palms for inspection as a small light dances across our hands. We are assessed: “You look like you’re good at supporting people. You can be on the cheer squad.”

Picked for our respective teams, we are directed towards couches...
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Theatrical review
  • Guttered
  • Michelle Ryan
  • Restless Dance Theatre

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