Prize Fighter - Senior Secondary

Melbourne International Arts Festival

Prize

"Prize Fighter is, in every respect, theatre that matters."
ABC ARTS

"Stunning blow from one-time boy soldier."
THE AUSTRALIAN

Melbourne International Arts Festival / La Boite Theatre

Take a ringside seat for a boxing match that will leave you reeling.

When Congolese refugee Isa pulls the gloves on, it seems any opponent can be taken on. Isa has been dubbed “the Killer” but the glare of the boxing ring lights isn’t enough to dispel the shadows of the past—as a child soldier forced to side with the very forces that massacred Isa’s family.

This is knockout theatre in every sense. From fight choreography so visceral you’ll feel every blow to writing that packs an emotional punch, Prize Fighter ducks and weaves with astonishing grace. The play marks the debut of Congolese-Australian writer Future D. Fidel and after raved about seasons finally steps through the ropes to stagger audiences in Melbourne.

A four time Helpmann award-winning production.

BOOKINGS
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Contains violence, sexual references and adult themes. Haze, smoke effects and strobe lighting in use.

Show Details

Type

excursion

Year Level Suitability

10-12

Curriculum area

The Arts - Drama, English, Languages , Civics And Citizenship, Health And Physical Education

Themes

Boxing, Physical Theatre, Festival, Identity

Artform

Drama, Physical Theatre

Duration

1 hour 10 mins, no interval

Cost

Please contact the Festival for prices. One free teacher per 10 students.

Venue

Northcote Town Hall (Northcote, VIC)

School Term:
Term 4

Availability

Tue 9 October — Sat 20 October 8PM
Sundays 6PM

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