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From the Rubble

  • Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) 51 James St Northbridge, WA Australia (map)

A compelling and memorable look beyond sound-bytes and headlines.Exploding the boundaries of theatre, From the Rubble is a unique multi-artform piece inspired by the work of one of Australia’s most cherished writers and journalists, Walkley Award winner Sophie McNeill.

Melissa Cantwell uses the evocative images embedded in Sophie’s work to give you a glimpse into the lives of civilians in conflict zones. Exploring themes of displacement, transformation and hope, From the Rubble tells compelling personal stories that find joy in the resilience and ingenuity of women the world over PICA’s Performance Space is transformed into an immersive world, created by visual artist Fleur Elise Noble and a team of Perth innovators. From the Rubble investigates our contemporary relationship to conflict in a work that promises to be unforgettable.



  • WHEN: 7.30pm, Monday 16 - Saturday 28 March 2015
  • WHERE: Perth Insititute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), 51 James Street, Northbridge, WA
  • COST: $30 standard



For more information you can contact the Perth Theatre Company on (08) 6212 9399, email, or check out their website.

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Year 12 Perspectives
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