• Caliban


    The Edge Ensemble have created an exciting new work….

    Caliban’s island is sinking. Ariel is an artificial intelligence system with the power to save the world. As tensions rise with the tides, who will survive?

     Exploring the battle ground of global climate politics through the eyes of those on the front lines, this brand new Australian work floats fragments of stories from South Sudan, Afghanistan, and the Pacific Islands on a wave of dynamic energy that’s heading your way.


    Created and performed by the Edge Ensemble: Achai Deng, Abraham Hersan, Piper Huynh, Natalie Lucic, Rex Pelman, Oti Wiloughby

    Directors: Tariro Movondo and Dave Kelman

    Writer: Georgia Symons

    Movement: Amy Macpherson

    Music and composition: Callum Watson



    Caliban premiered at the Coopers Malthouse 24-26 November 2016.


    “an adaptation that wreaks perfect havoc on its source text, layering the urgency of climate change into its plot and characters.” – ★ ★ ★ ★ Theatrepeople

    “Western Edge Youth Arts have done and continue to do remarkable work but the real accolades go to the Edge Ensemble for a clever thought-evoking message.” – ★ ★ ★ ★ ArtsHub

    “spirited, vibrant and painfully accurate” – Theatre Press

    “Caliban is pertinent worthwhile theatre… Go Western Edge!” – Stage Whispers


    CALIBAN will be touring May 2018.

    Further information & touring enquiries: call Sally Farr at Western Edge on 03 90914725


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