Moving Images | a breadth & quality of work at the base of Phoenix State
1. Regional Touring Works | Dance Hall / Exotic Lives of Lola Montez.
2. Art vs Extinction Suite| I Miss You Antarctica / Rapture
3. Dramas | The Flood (Aust) / The Flood (China) / The Star
4. Provocative Variety | Immersive Cross Culture and Site-Specific Works | Glory Box/Burlesque Hour / Carnival of Mysteries / Hotel Exquisite / Shanghai MiMi
5. Cultural Heritage Activation | Intimate 8
1. Regional Touring Works | evolving in collaboration with partners in Gippsland, Apollo Bay, Drysdale to become a covid-resilent, flexible Vic touring work. 2021 & 2022
Dance Hall | whole-of-community shindig, premiere 2018, Vic Tour 17 towns, touring with Phoenix State 2021, 2022
Dance Hall | the first development (commissioned by Potato Shed)
The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez | commissioned by Her Majesty's Ballarat. 33 venue acclaimed tour in 2017, touring as part of Phoenix State in 2021, 2021
2. The Rapture Art vs Extinction Suite
I Miss You Antarctica (new work Arts Centre Melbourne 2021 & Ringling Museum Florida 2021,2022)
Rapture Chapter II (touring in late 2021 & 2022)
Rapture Solo (solo touring version 2019 on)
3. The Dramas
The Flood Australia| Premiere La Mama 2009. National Tour 2012. First Australian drama to be invited to China’s largest and longest standing theatre festival Shanghai International Theatre Festival. Australian remount 2022.
The Flood China| Commissioned by Vertebra Theater Shanghai 2017 Chinese, Mandarin language, all Chinese creatives. Premiered 2017 Beijing. Touring China (to date 5 seasons Beijing & Shanghai)
The Star | Premiering in residence at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins 2021 (live & live stream including to live distanced in-bar audience), season II in 2022, Festival work.
4. Provocative Variety / evolves in Phoenix State to Immersive Cross-Cultural and Site Responsive Works
Glory Box/Burlesque Hour | World Pride 2021 (covid dependant), 16th Anniversary seasons Melb, Darwin Fest, outdoor models
Carnival of Mysteries | evolves to immersive Phoenix Carnival Sofitel Melbourne on Collins & Lunarium Luna Park Melbourne 2021 & 2022
Shanghai MiMi | cross cultural collaboration. Commissioned Sydney Festival 2019 celebrating music, artform and multiple Chinese diaspora cultural influences
Hotel Exquisite | evolves into Act Local. Food, art, and immersion, front stage and back, upstairs and down in 5 star hotel surrounds
5. Intimate 8 | NGV 2017 & Prague Quadrennial 2019| created through Finucane’s time as inaugural Creative Fellow 2017. Presented at Shanghai International Performing Arts Fair Cultural Invest & Himalayas Museum Shanghai 2017. Commissioned to respond to Czech lands most significant collection of stone statuary Prague Lapidarium Now a template for immersive cultural heritage activation internationally