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Hoods

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From the creators of Children of the Black Skirt comes a contemporary tale of Hansel and Gretel.

Each night two hoods ride a train to a wrecking yard on the outskirts of the city. Here, in this cemetery of stories, they are storytellers with the power to fast forward, pause and rewind. Tonight, they tell the story of three kids left in a car.

Rewind. It’s Friday, KFC night and the last day of school before Christmas. Kyle, Jessie and baby brother Troy are waiting in the car for their mum. As night approaches the car park takes on a dark and sinister aspect filled with strange and familiar characters. The shopping centre closes, Mum still hasn’t returned and the baby won’t stop crying.

Exploring issues of poverty and family violence, Hoods is a suburban tale of survival and solidarity against the odds.

  • non-naturalistic, drama
  • 0
  • 2 total
  • 1 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • young people
  • 16 to 18, 3 to 8, 8 to 12, 12 to 16, 18+
  • teen, young adult, all ages
  • Currency Press


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TEACHING RESOURCES: HOODS

ARTS2GO 2006

Contains information about the production and creative team, lesson suggestions and curriculum connections. Please note that booking details on page 2 are no longer current.

TEACHERS' NOTES: HOODS

THE ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE

Presented by the Arts Centre’s Performances Program 2010.

HOODS EXEGESIS

ANGELA BETZIEN

Angela Betzien's Exegesis "Hoods: Creating Political Theatre for Young Audiences", submitted for Master of Arts (Research) at the Queensland University of Technology, 2007.

AUDIO: INTRODUCTION TO HOODS (NOT IN PRINT PODCAST)

CURRENCY PRESS, 22 FEBRUARY 2015

Angela Betzien introduces her play 'Hoods'.

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