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“You have no idea how frightfully interesting it is to take a human being and change her into a quite different human being by creating a new speech for her.”

Feb 2 & 3, 9 & 10 2024
Ron Hurley Theatre, Seven Hills

Past Productions

OH CRAP DAMMIT: My Life with Six Kinds of OCD

Book and lyrics by Bianca Butler Reynolds

Part (unofficial) TED Talk, part sketch show, part cabaret, OH CRAP DAMMIT: My Life With Six Kinds of OCD is a raw, funny and heartfelt exposé of OCD from the inside out.

“Pure courage”
“Such an important show”
“A message that needs to be shown to everyone”

March 2023, Big Fork Theatre

Written and performed by Bianca Butler Reynolds

Directed by Kat Dekker 

Music by Erin Hain and Bianca Butler Reynolds

BEGOTTEN

Written by Bianca Butler Reynolds

A sceptic. A paranoiac. A criminal. A migrant. A hostage.

Praised by audiences as “spell binding”, “emotional”, “raw”, “heart touching” and “beautiful and achingly sad”

May 2021, Anywhere Theatre Festival

Written and performed by Bianca Butler Reynolds

Directed by Kat Dekker

Winner of the 2021 arTour Anywhere Festival award

Begotten was adapted into a radio play format with the support of Anywhere Festival, UQ Theatre Festival, and That’s Not Canon Productions.

Listen to it here

SELKIE & LUNA: THE DPS LAB

A Selkie trapped in human form. 
A child born of two worlds.
A sea that knows the truth.

November 2020, Brisbane Powerhouse

Selkie & Luna formed part of an anthology of in-progress visual theatre works from participants of the Dead Puppet Society Academy.

Selkie & Luna was developed through the DPS Academy with Dead Puppet Society and Brisbane Powerhouse.

The program included work from Fizzy Rascals Theatre Company, Minola Theatre and The Naughty Corner.

GRACE

Written by Craig Wright

A gunshot. Two identical apartments. Three dead bodies.

“A keen finger on the pulse of contemporary theatre”  Theatre Haus

“A team worth watching” Weekend Notes

“The Minola team has found a bright cast sharp enough to bring a slice of edgy off-Broadway to the Brisbane burbs” Stage Whispers

August 2019, Seven Hills Hub

Featuring James Elliott, Ellen Hardisty, Daren King and Peter Condon

Directed by Kat Dekker and Bianca Butler Reynolds

HIGHWAY OF LOST HEARTS

Written by Mary Anne Butler

What would you do if your heart went missing?

“Bianca Butler Reynolds was magnetic, holding the audience’s rapt attention for over an hour, alone on stage except for a large red suitcase” Backstreet Brisbane

“The verbatim re-telling of her journey is so vivid, it is hard to remember you are watching a single woman in an amphitheatre”  Weekend Notes

“Oozes heart with emotional conviction and eerie isolation” Theatre Haus

“Australian feminist theatre at its finest” Brisbane Stage

May 2019, Anywhere Theatre Festival

Performed by Bianca Butler Reynolds

Directed by Kat Dekker 

Anywhere Theatre Festival Highly Commended (Critics’ Choice)

LOVE YOU HATE YOU DRIVE YOU WILD

Written by Bianca Butler Reynolds

A comedy about depression, displacement and grabbing life by the antlers.

“A polished performance with quirky humour and a clever plot” Weekend Notes

“Moving and entertaining work” Stage Whispers

July 2017, Metro Arts

Featuring Bianca Butler Reynolds, Siobhan Finniss, Brendan James, Daren King and Alex Lanham

Directed by Kat Dekker 

Published by Playlab Theatre (purchase here)

This was an independent production created by Bianca Butler Reynolds and Kat Dekker, prior to officially founding Minola Theatre.