VIDEOPRO are proud to be a sponsor of the shake & stir theatre co production of 1984, showing at QPAC from 16 August to 1 September 2012. VIDEOPRO are thrilled to have an alliance with shake & stir theatre co, a dynamic performance company with a strong youth focus, tackling the nitty gritty issues faced by primary and high school students through theatre performance.
shake & stir theatre co was founded in 2006 by Ross Balbuziente, Nelle Lee, and Nick Skubij and has grown into a comprehensive youth-focussed contemporary theatre. They currently produce a season of nine in-school productions. Each production is accredited by Education Queensland and are compiled by a team of young theatre professionals with a passion for creating and sharing inspiring theatre with young people. In 2013 shake & stir theatre co will have a total of eleven in-school performances, including for the first time their major touring production STATESPEARE. To take a look at the other ten productions they will have on offer in 2013, click on this link.
shake & stir theatre co’s production brings George Orwell’s 1984 novel screaming into the present. Strap yourself in for this terrifically frightening theatrical event, featuring a cast of some of Queensland’s most acclaimed artists, set against a dynamic digital backdrop proudly supplied by VIDEOPRO. This production is sure to stun as it contemplates the ultimate crime against humanity – the total destruction of truth, freedom and individuality in favour of surveillance, obedience and conformity.