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Body Armour single work   drama   humour   young adult  
Note: Dramaturg: John Romeril
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Body Armour
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'Meet Dannii, Harley and Rose. Three teenagers. Three individuals. Three modern-day warriors on a quest for identity; fuelled with attitude and armed with ink and steel. When their paths cross unexpectedly, they realise that they might have found more than they were looking for. And that sometimes, the best way to look forward is by looking back ... Fresh, sassy and razor-sharp, Body Armour has been specifically designed for high school audiences, to raise awareness of hepatitis C in the Indigenous community and beyond. The story follows the journey of three teenagers as they experiment with at-risk activities such as piercing, tattooing and blood sharing. Timely comparisons to ancient body modification rituals gently remind us of the importance of history and culture in the search for identity and the need to belong. Vibrant, funny and non-judgemental, the show's power lies in its ability to open minds, discussions and possibilities.' (Ilbijerri Theatre Company website)

Production Details

  • First produced as a touring production by Ilbijerri Theatre Company in 2010. Subsequently toured Victoria in 2011.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 July 2011; (p. 19)

— Review of Body Armour Kamarra Bell-Wykes , 2010 single work drama
Untitled Cameron Woodhead , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 July 2011; (p. 19)

— Review of Body Armour Kamarra Bell-Wykes , 2010 single work drama
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