Pit | sandpaperplane & Old 505 FreshWorks

A young girl is abducted and never seen again. More than 10 years later, when a man is arrested for her abduction and murder, it should feel like closure for her grieving parents. Instead, it throws the years since her disappearance into painful relief: illuminating the many ways they have used denial to cope.

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Life is Impossible | subtlenuance & Old 505 FreshWorks

Image by Syl Marie Photography

An Australian woman and a French woman are boarding together in New York City in the middle of World War II. Both have their gaze turned outwards; one towards hope for a new world on the horizon, the other towards the insufferable present across the Atlantic. Neither of them entirely achieves what they are searching for.

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Netgirlz | Royalty Free Theatre with Old 505 FreshWorksFEMME

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Creative bots, algorithms, and AI that pump out scripts based on the input of thousands of human-written examples have been a source of hilarity for the last few years but what if a bot was tasked with writing a play about cyberspace, the internet, itself? The output of this hypothetical is Netgirlz, an “anti-theatre” and “anti-linear” piece bringing you the thrills of the internet in the comfort of the theatre.

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Seed Bomb | subtlenuance & Old 505 FreshWorks

Image by Matthew Abotomey

Catastrophic climate change is an inevitable reality and we’ve been biding our time for decades. Some people in society choose denial and avoidance and others, like the guerrilla gardeners, are choosing revolution. When Kat stumbles into their plans, they plant the seed for her to change her life.

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Roomba Nation | Hurrah Hurrah

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Image by Stephen Reinhardt

Roomba Nation is a thought experiment about the meeting place of modern technology, represented by the Roomba, and clowning in the setting of a clinical farce. Hurrah Hurrah is looking to explore the emotional unrest and dis-ease technological advancement induces for those who need a miracle.

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