Revolving around Sendak's famed children's fable 'Where the wild things are'.The intervention seeks to challenge expression within the city as well as altering the language of how implied spaces can be created for performance within public spaces.
The performance is purposefully removed from the comfort of the theatre space to an external urban environment to capture passers by and engage with them.
The performance plays with the laneway's dankness, its high-walled shadows and natural nightly eeriness to pull Sendak's story of Max's mischief and his monstrous encounters out of the pages and into a choreographed performance using a series of folded screens to create an implied performance space.
Part set design/ part urban installation the set had to be capable of being easily transported set up and taken down within a short time frame.
The nature of the piece meant that there was only one performance.