'The life given us, by nature is short; but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal'- Cicero


The projection of illusion as a tangible reality
— K Madavane, Writer and Director

What we've done so far

Mahabharata of women

The Mahabharata of Women (MOW), as the title suggests, is centred on women. The play not only brings to light important and secondary characters of the well-known epic, but also those of the contemporary world.... click to read more

The Mahabharata of Women, Open Stage, Melbourne University, April 2013

The Mahabharata of Women, Open Stage, Melbourne University, April 2013

Ezekiel Day as Tru, staged at NIDA December 2013

Ezekiel Day as Tru, staged at NIDA December 2013

A quintessential American character, whose life was played out in the changing American post-war culture, Capote's life in play has only ever been taken on by Caucasian actors...click to read more

Sizwe Bansi is Dead, december 2014

Sizwe Bansi is dead, explorations at La Mama, December 2014

Sizwe Bansi is dead, explorations at La Mama, December 2014

1974, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Apartheid. Every black and coloured citizen over the age of sixteen was required to carry an identity book that restricted employment and travel within the country. The repercussions of this law saw those jailed, rise at an alarming rate

Sizwe Banzi is an African worker..click to read more

THE PROCESS BY IAN ROBINSON FEB - APRIL 2015

Franz Kafka’s started his second novel, Der Process, in 1914, but it was left incomplete at his death in 1924, although he had written the final chapter. It was published posthumously in 1925 and is best known in the English-speaking world as The Trial. It has been observed that the plight of our refugees is similar to that of “K” in Kafka’s novel... click to read more

Charles Manson and the subtle art of radicalisation by Dr Scott welsh, La Mama Explorations 2015

Two Australian women undertake an intellectual journey that ultimately leads them to Charles Manson and his dark world of manipulation and mind control. An exploration into ..... Click here to read

Two Australian women undertake an intellectual journey that ultimately leads them to Charles Manson and his dark world of manipulation and mind control. An exploration into ..... Click here to read