Performance dates & times

Thursday 8 Aug
7:30 PM
Friday 9 Aug
7:30 PM
Saturday 10 Aug
10.30 AM*, 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM

* Auslan interpreted performance: Saturday 10 August, 10.30am
See notes section below for more details

Running Time 1 hour, no interval

Price range

Children under the age of 15 must be supervised by a responsible adult (18 years of age or older) at all times.

$26 - $39

Performances: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 August

Standard
$39
Concession
$36

Performances: Saturday 10 August

Standard
$26

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A fairy tale for the hip-hop generation.

One the Bear is the story of a young bear who wants more for her tribe. Set in a tip, where the garbage sparkles and catches in beams of broken streetlights, One and her best friend, Ursula, get up to mischief and mourn the dank life they lead. The two friends spit rhymes about living under Human Hunter law and dream of the days when bears were free; eating fresh fish rather than packaged fish-fingers.

But what happens when One is given the opportunity to speak for her community? What happens when fame knocks at the door?

Written wholly in rhyme with infectious beats, neon projections and powerful performances, enter a stunning dystopic world that’s gone wild with celebrity. Guaranteed to burst your senses and expand your mind.


Creative Team

Written by
Candy Bowers
Composer and Sound Designer
Busty Beatz
Performers
Candy Bowers as One, Nancy Denis as Ursula
Set Designer
Jason Wing
Costume Designer
Sarah Seahorse
Lighting Designer
Verity Hampson
Video Designers
Optikal Bloc
Stage Manager
Hope Haami
Sound Operator and Assistant Stage Manager
Hayley Forward
Directoral Eye, Dramaturg
Claire Christian
Dramaturg
Sista Zai Zanda
Photo by
Hana Schlesinger

  • Australia Council For The Arts
  • Campbelltown Arts Centre

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