A dark Australian comedy about an industrial town where the desert meets the sea. Two sisters, the last inhabitants of the once thriving community, defiantly refuse to leave their family homestead on the outskirts. The water pipe’s broken and there are snakes galore.
DRY is a dystopian ‘Western’ inspired by the resilient inhabitants of many Australian outback towns especially those of NW South Australia. This fierce and funny play exposes our relationship to the land, the First People, refugees and each other.
With actors Eileen Darley, Caroline Mignone and Stephen Tongun
Writer/director Catherine Fitzgerald
Dramaturg Patricia Cornelius
Composer Catherine Oates
Set and costume designer Gaelle Mellis
Design Realiser Kathryn Sproul
Lighting and AV designer Nic Mollison
Photographer Alex Frayne
Dry contains strong themes and strong language.
Intensive Photography Workshop with Alex Frayne
Learn how to capture the magnificent landscapes of Port Augusta at dawn and dusk armed only with your mobile phone!
When: Saturday 7 August (dusk) & Sunday 8 August (dawn) OR Sunday 8 August (dusk) & Monday 9 August (dawn)
Where: Port Augusta
The workshop will be facilitated by Alex Frayne. Alex is an award-winning internationally renowned artist, known for his exquisite landscape and portraiture photography. Alex is the photographer for DRY by Catherine Fitzgerald, an exciting new play inspired by Port Augusta playing at the LEA Theatre Port Augusta, Nov 13 at 7pm.
He brings a wealth of experience and skill and knowledge of film history and practice as a filmmaker.
If you’re interested in participating please fill out the form below. Someone will be in contact with you shortly after to confirm your place and take payment for the workshop. If you have any enquiries please contact Pippa Stroud at [email protected].
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