Fanaticus is a playful collision of contemporary performance and street basketball.  

 Members of the Rawcus Ensemble collaborate with basketball players and young people from diverse communities to create an energising, exuberant extravaganza. 

 This is Saturday sport like it should be – a wild and joyful celebration of the communities of our city. Take a seat in the bleachers and get ready for some intensely physical, anarchic play. Who said theatre and sport can’t be friends?  

 Ball ‘til you fall. 

Key Artists 

Original Concept by Nilgun Guven 

Original Work created by Nilgun Guven, Harriet Devlin and Sokol Blazovski with Rawcus Ensemble, MSF Basketball Players and young people 


September 2017 – Fringe Festival-

September 2018 – Sydney Road Community School

February 2019 – City of Port Phillip 

Funders and Supporters 

Cassandra Gantner Foundation 

the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation 

City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program 


Creative Learning Partnerships 

City of Port Phillip Cultural Development Fund 

Palais Theatre Fund