Designer Child

Theatreworks, Next Wave Festival

May 2002

Devised by Rawcus

The first major work by the Rawcus ensemble, Designer Child explored possible implications of genetic engineering and the pursuit for perfection. A world of made-to-order children, wheelchair tangos and Mona Lisa clones.

April 2001 Victorian Arts Centre, Black Box, excerpt of work in development
Dec 2001 Theatreworks, excerpt of work in development
May 2002 Theatreworks, Next Wave Festival
Sept 2002 13th World Conference of Inclusion, Melbourne Exhibition Centre

Director Kate Sulan
Design Amanda Silk
Lighting Design Nick Merrylees
Sound Design Katie Symes
Production Manager Angela Pamic
Stage Manager Lisa Parris

Rawcus Ensemble

Steven Ajzenberg, Clement Baade, Kellyann Bently, Ray Drew, Rachel Edward, Nilgun