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• Large cast for teenagers.

• 29 characters (possible doubling)

Alice is a typical teenage girl constantly who is being bombarded by the expectations of others. She escapes into the world of her imagination. She disappears down a drain, lands in the ocean and is rescued by an Albatross who takes her on a journey of self discovery that includes a rainforest, the Gold Coast, a child care centre, a virtual world, federal parliament and a court case. Alice’s journey opens her eyes to the world around her.

Publication: Cambridge University Press 2010


• ATYP Workshop/Rehearsed reading

• Newtown High School of Performing Arts

• Cheltenham College

• Trinity Anglican College Brisbane

Students were challenged by the political material and the fact they had to perform multiple roles with complex voices and characterization

A fantastic vehicle for everyone. Adored the beach stuff. Such great heart.

Linden Wilkinson, Playwright

Esther Lamb, Drama Teacher, Mercedes College

Alice Dreaming