Do Not Touch

I hate to point out – Ms D. Milo – but you have no arms. Not a good look. How did it happen anyway? 
– Senior Constable Delores in Do Not Touch

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Production Image. Micro Theatre, August 2017. Directed by Pearl Nunn, Curve Gallery, Newcastle, NSW. Pictured: Lissy Shand. Photography by Kate Dun.

“Do Not Touch, written by Julia Lewis and directed by Pearl Nunn, with a sceptical policewoman talking about the arrival of a live statue at her station, collected the Curve Gallery people’s choice award, with Lissy Shand highly commended for her performance.”

Mud Monsters big winner in Newcastle Micro Theatre awards, Ken Longworth, Newcastle Herald, August 28 2017.

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“The opening play, Do Not Touch, was performed in its [Studio 21] art gallery, with a policewoman who was recalling the time a statue, which said its name was Venus de Milo, came into the police station while she was alone on duty. The colourful mix of paintings on the surrounding walls added to the humour, as it became evident that the policewoman knew nothing about art…”

Diverse Views of Lindy, Theatre and Arts, Ken Longworth, Newcastle Herald, June 20 2018

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Production Images. Micro Theatre Directors’ Cut, June 2018. Directed by Pearl Nunn, Studio21 Artspace, Hamilton, NSW. Pictured: Emma Wood. Thanks to Kate Dun for photography.

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