The Echo in our Walls 2015/16

The Echo In Our Walls – Performance Outcome – Hay, April 2016

The Echo In Our Walls – Performance Outcome – Hay, April 2016

  “Outback Theatre has been a wonderful experience for my children…the team were very professional and passionate about the artistic development of kids in our isolated community. Thank you.” Participant’s Father  The Echo in our Walls Project ran throughout 2015 & 2016 and engaged the young people of Hay in the local and oral histories of their town. Where can we find local history in places other than books and newspaper articles? We were interested in excavating stories from less obvious sources: an uncaptioned photograph, the wild asparagus that grows by the riverbank, the words of an elder, the language [...]

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The Echo in our Walls 2015 – Stage 1 – Hay

The Echo In Our Walls 2015 – Stage 1 The Echo in Our Walls is a project that uses the historic house and garden Bishop’s Lodge as venue and inspiration for a promenade theatre piece. The Echo in Our Walls launched with a creative development in Hay this September. The young people of Hay and Booligal, in consultation with Artistic Director Jessica Bellamy, Director Lara Kerestes, Sound Designer and Composer Vic McEwan and Cultural Liaison Ray Woods, devised the first stage of the project. During the creative development process, participants were engaged in workshops on family history, devising work, drama [...]

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