'Life moves so fast. and at the same time so slowly. In a Heartbeat is a meditation on time, impermanence and mortality created through a dialogue spanning generations. Five performers. five tea-party settings and five performances taking place simultaneously.'
Source: La Mama Theatre.
Barking Spider Theatre's website notes that the work was first produced in 2017, and was a collaboration between Barking Spider, third-year students from Monash Centre for Theatre and Performance, and residents of Corpus Christi residential aged care (https://barkingspidertheatre.com.au/community-school-works/in-a-heartbeat/?ajax=true&width=108%25&height=105%25).
Produced by La Mama Theatre and Barking Spider Theatre, 4-9 September 2018.
Director: Penelope Bartlau.
Lighting Design: Jason Lehane.
Sound Design: Darius Kedros.
Sound Design Assistant and Assistant Director: Daniel Aguiar.
Performers / Creative Collaborators: Laura Aldous, Jaimie Chapman, Rachel Duffy, Ashleigh Gray, Chloe Smith, and Emma Telford.