THE UNTOUCHABLE JULI
by James Aldridge
adapted and directed by Brenna Lee-Cooney
FRACTAL THEATRE presents a new Australian work – a dynamic adaptation of the classic novel
The Untouchable Juli by award winning author James Aldridge.
Set in 1930 in an outback town a young musical prodigy confronts the forces of provincial bigotry, racism, poverty and conformity.
Using non-naturalism, multi-media, physical theatre and stylised dramatic conventions, this piece features a beautiful soundtrack written by Finn Gilfedder-Cooney
Don’t miss this darkly hilarious exploration of Australian national identity.
Australia’s own ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’.
Fractal’s reputation for edgy, innovative and entertaining theatre is well served in this one act experimental ensemble piece.
This professional production has been funded by RADF Arts Qld
This production features emerging artists in combination with two highly experienced veterans : Sandro Colarelli and Lisa Hickey
Gertrude Benjamin Indigenous performer and former Aboriginal Liaison officer plays Mrs Christo, Juli’s mother.
Samual Valentine in the title role of Juli,
Eamonn Clohesy as Kit Quayle the Narrator,
Didi Leslie as the delightful Bette.
And Imogen Gilfedder-Cooney recent Alumni of ANAM (the Australian National Academy of Music)
Performance dates: July 17 – 25
Venue: Studio 188
Enquiries: 3281 8763