SA Premiere

Aphrodite and the Invisible Consumer Gods

Theatre / Cross-Artform
SA
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Welcome to our ridiculous modern digital world, where chocolate gives you an orgasm and sports cars give you sex appeal.
In this collage of satire, physical theatre, dance and audience interaction; Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, time travels to Adelaide 2018. She's a sassy diva who cunningly entices more followers into worshipping her.
However, constantly being shamed by the media and society for not being beautiful or slim enough to be a worthy human being, we see her buy into consumerism to try to keep up with our unrealistic ideal of beauty. She eventually transforms from a powerful goddess into to a woman who wants to be invisible.
Will Aphrodite be totally consumed by consumerism or will she reclaim her goddess given power?

Presented by:
Sam Donvito

Sam Donvito is passionate about creating theatre that challenges stereotypes of beauty and gender. Her experience working as a beauty therapist for many years have given her a unique perspective on these topics.
In addition to her acting training at The Adelaide College of the Arts, Sam has also studied Playback Theatre, a socially inclusive and audience interactive theatre form.
In 2014 Sam directed, devised and performed an original show called ‘The Market’, at the Adelaide Fringe.
Sam also performed, devised and and co-wrote an autobiographical one person show, ‘The Appointment Stories from the Salon’ at the Adelaide Fringe 2016.
Having studied West African and Middle Eastern dance styles, Sam is a vibrant dancer who enjoys incorporating dance in storytelling.

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54 Hyde St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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The BoardRoom at RAJOPOLIS at Raj House

54 Hyde St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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Full Price: $25.00

Concession: $18.00

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Duration

50 min

Content Warnings

Coarse Language: Mild

Sexual References: Frequent / Strong

Age Suitability: M

Nudity Level: Mild