Demolition by Polytoxic. Photographer Joel Devereux.
AVAILABLE FROM NOV 14 | ONLINE - ON DEMAND
AVAILABLE FROM NOV 14
ONLINE - ON DEMAND
Tick Tick Boom…Time’s Up Motherlovers!
Polytoxic (Australia) and Kiosk Film (Australia)
Created and written by Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton (Polytoxic)
Two digital offerings for one:
- The live performance of DEMOLITION by Polytoxic
- Documentary DEMOLITION: Staging a Protest by Kiosk Film and Polytoxic
- DEMOLITION: Live
Tick Tick Boom…Time’s Up Motherlovers!
The detonator is rigged, the fuse is lit, and these fierce femme tradies are taking a sledgehammer to the system. DEMOLITION is an explosion of cabaret, theatre, and activism set to rebuild the world from the ashes-up filmed in front of a live audience.
- DEMOLITION: Staging A Protest
Take a peek behind the curtain in this fast-paced yet intimate film documenting Polytoxic’s radical and inclusive process as they bring their production DEMOLITION to the stage. DEMOLITION: Staging a Protest is as high octane as it is politically relevant, highlighting why there has never been a more important time to bring visibility to underrepresented and intersectional stories.
Come for the protest. Stay for the party.
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Available from NOV 14
Online — On Demand
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Dec 24-26 and Dec 31-Jan 2
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Credits —DEMOLITION: Live
Created & Written by Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton
Directed by Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton
Music Direction: Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers in collaboration with Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton
Production Design: Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton in collaboration with Leigh Walker & Helen Clifford
Lighting Design: Jason Glenwright
Production Manager: Leigh Walker
Head Rigger / Counterweight Performer: Helen Clifford
Counterweight Performer: Abbey Church
Stage Manager: Natalie Callaghan
Assistant Stage Manager: Sophie Woodcock
Head LX Programmer: Simon Hardy
Assistant Producer: Carolyn Patamisi
Costume Design: Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton in collaboration with Chloe Greaves
Costume Realisation: Chloe Greaves, Jim Ioannides, Sharon Clarke, Lisa Fa’alafi, Leah Shelton & Jane Shelton
Choreography: Lisa Fa’alafi & Leah Shelton in collaboration with the cast
Additional Choreography: Mariah Pelesa
Choreographic Consultants: Nerida Matthaei, Andrea Lam
Dramaturgical Consultant: Daniel Evans
Original Song and Spoken Word Composition: Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers, Lana Tukaroa, Ghenoa Gela, Alinta McGrady, Zaiah Bond
Lisa Fa’alafi as Boss Bitch
Leah Shelton as Slippery When Wet
Zaiah Bond as Highly Flammable
Abbey Church as The Detonator
Ghenoa Gela as The Jackhammer
Lilikoi Kaos as Danger Zone
Alinta McGrady as The Leveller
Mayu Muto as High Voltage
Helen Clifford as Ceiling Smasher
Director & Editor: Grace Uther
Produced by Kiosk Film
Cinematographer & A Camera: Jared Bazley
B Camera Operator: Grace Uther
Additional Cameras: Empire Slate Media
Post Production Sound Services: Folklore Sound
Sound By: Thom Kellar, Ben Stewart
Sound Producer: Thalia Colettis
Production Assistant: Shan Jacone
Stills Photographer: Shan Jacobe
Credits—DEMOLITION: Staging A Protest
KIOSK FILM and POLYTOXIC present
“DEMOLITION: STAGING A PROTEST”
STARRING Lisa Fa’alafi, Leah Shelton, Ghenoa Gela, Lilikoi Kaos, Alinta McGrady, Mayu Muto, Abbey Church Zaiah Bond, Helen Clifford & Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers
MUSIC BY Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers
EDITED BY Stephanie Liquorish
SOUND DESIGN BY Folklore Sound Design
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Sara Taghaode, Ryan Renshaw, Lisa Fa’alafi, Leah Shelton
PRODUCED BY Tilly Towler, Sara Taghaode
DIRECTED BY Grace Uther
© 2022 Kiosk Film Pty Ltd and Polytoxic Pty Ltd
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Photos by Jade Ellis & Shan Jacobe
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