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Backbone Youth Arts: The Pact

Backbone Youth Arts (Brisbane)

​What does it take you to make a promise? What does it take you to follow it through? The Pact is an intimate, solo audience work that explores the idea of communicating and sharing with a stranger. It is a unique opportunity for audience members to engage in an intimate experience with someone they’ve never met.

Through non-verbal communication and the use of various mediums, stories are shared and audience members are invited to co-create a moment with the performer that can be as courageous or as light as they want. Ultimately your experience will conclude with an invitation to make a pact or promise with the performer to nominate and undertake an action inspired by the performance

About the artist

Backbone Youth Arts is a Brisbane based organisation that has been up and running in one form or another since 1972. Backbone aims to inspire, empower and equip young people for creative futures through performance. Working with young and emerging theatre and performance artists Backbone creates performance and cultural projects that are driven by creative risk, contemporary aesthetic and artistic excellence. Backbone creates dynamic platforms of cultural events, mainhouse and studio performance works, training and mentoring aimed at developing art and creative leaders that inspire the nation.