The Untrained Australian tour premiered Friday May 13 & 14 at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane - Just the beginning of 24 performances across Australia over the next 3 months until the tour finishes up in Canberra July 30.
Now the team from Toowoomba - untrained Liam Christian and Josh Doyle, are gearing up for their Lismore, Toowoomba, Coffs Harbour and Newcastle performances over May and June.
In the Lismore area? Catch the next Untrained show Tuesday 24 May at NORPA Lismore
Untrained is visiting 16 Australian cities and regional areas:
Brisbane, Toowoomba, Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Wollongong, Bathurst, Orange, Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Port Pirie, Bendigo, Swan Hill, Horsham, Hamilton and Canberra.
We have a mass cast of 14 untrained and 7 untrained understudies selected from the audition tour, as well as 7 trained LGI dancers mixing it up over the entire three months.
Our ‘untrained’ cast include:
Matt O’Neill & Javier Briceno (Brisbane);
Liam Christian & Josh Doyle (Toowoomba, Lismore, Coffs Harbour & Newcastle);
Andrew Aveling & Malcolm Whittaker (Wollongong);
Callum Lofts & James Surplice (Bathurst, Orange);
Quade Carbine & Colin Murdoch (Port Lincoln, Whyalla & Port Pirie);
Nathan King & Jarrod Elliot (Bendigo, Swan Hill, Horsham, Hamilton);
Richard Merzian & Allan Raeyers (Canberra).
The ‘trained’ are: Antony Hamilton, Benjamin Hancock, Rennie McDougall, Joseph Simons, Alisdair Macindoe, Dean Cross and James Shannon.
And what happens when Lucy can’t be there? Byron Perry and Antony Hamilton save the day, stepping in as Associate Directors.
Catch Lucy on ABC Radio National Life Matters
See Lucy’s interview about Untrained and the auditions on 774 ABC Melbourne
Untrained is toured by Performing Lines for Road Work. This tour has received support from the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and through the national performing arts touring program, Playing Australia. The Victorian leg of the tour is supported by Arts Victoria.
Untrained was developed in the Culture Lab through Arts House - The City of Melbourne. Untrained and Lucy Guerin Inc have been supported by Arts Victoria, Arts House - City of Melbourne, Australia Council for the Arts and the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.