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dybbuks A CHAMBER MADE WORK CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY SAMARA HERSCH 16 AUGUST – 26 AUGUST Chamber Made evokes the many ways that the dead inhabit female bodies through language, voice, memory and desire. DYBBUKS is a bilingual (Yiddish & English) contemporary theatre and music work created by lead artist Samara Hersch and collaborators together with three performers, a local Yiddish choir of inter-generational women and four female musicians. Part performance, part concert, part exorcism, DYBBUKS combines mythic stories, traditional Yiddish songs with contemporary composition to present a feminist reimagining of S.Ansky’s iconic Dybbuk story. Through original and traditional text, music, song and image, DYBBUKS deconstructs ideas of the possessed female body, exploring the way in which women across generations continue to embody, preserve and revive the dead. Samara Hersch is an Australian artist working across theatre, film and contemporary performance whose practice is concerned with subverting representations of the ‘other’ through politically and socially engaged work. Chamber Made makes original works located at the nexus of music, sound and performance. The company is renowned for redefining artform boundaries and producing works that emerge from a deep collaborative dialogue across artform disciplines. 

“ [An] exceptional creative achievement by Chamber Made … a first-rate undertaking and a highly successful model for future collaboration” 
★★★★ - ArtsHub on Another Other  CREDITS CONCEPT AND DIRECTION Samara Hersch COMPOSITION AND SOUND DESIGN Max Lyandvert LIGHTING AND SET DESIGN & PROJECT DRAMATURGY Paul Jackson SOUND DRAMATURGY Tamara Saulwick PERFORMERS Yoni Prior
Karen Sibbing MUSICIANS Jenny Barnes - Vocals Carolyn Schofield - Electronics Lizzy Welsh – Violin Aviva Endean – Clarinet CHOIR Yiddish Speaking Women From Melbourne’s Jewish Community WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.
THEATRE WORKS, & chamber made PRESENT dybbuks A CHAMBER MADE WORK CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY SAMARA HERSCH 16 AUGUST – 26 AUGUST Chamber Made evokes the many ways that the dead inhabit female bodies through language, voice, memory and desire. DYBBUKS is a bilingual (Yiddish & English) contemporary theatre and music work created by lead artist Samara Hersch and collaborators together with three performers, a local Yiddish choir of inter-generational women and four female musicians. Part performance, part concert, part exorcism, DYBBUKS combines mythic stories, traditional Yiddish songs with contemporary composition to present a feminist reimagining of S.Ansky’s iconic Dybbuk story. Through original and traditional text, music, song and image, DYBBUKS deconstructs ideas of the possessed female body, exploring the way in which women across generations continue to embody, preserve and revive the dead. Samara Hersch is an Australian artist working across theatre, film and contemporary performance whose practice is concerned with subverting representations of the ‘other’ through politically and socially engaged work. Chamber Made makes original works located at the nexus of music, sound and performance. The company is renowned for redefining artform boundaries and producing works that emerge from a deep collaborative dialogue across artform disciplines. 

“ [An] exceptional creative achievement by Chamber Made … a first-rate undertaking and a highly successful model for future collaboration” 
★★★★ - ArtsHub on Another Other
 CREDITS CONCEPT AND DIRECTION Samara Hersch COMPOSITION AND SOUND DESIGN Max Lyandvert LIGHTING AND SET DESIGN & PROJECT DRAMATURGY Paul Jackson SOUND DRAMATURGY Tamara Saulwick PERFORMERS Yoni Prior
Karen Sibbing MUSICIANS Jenny Barnes - Vocals Carolyn Schofield - Electronics Lizzy Welsh – Violin Aviva Endean – Clarinet CHOIR Yiddish Speaking Women From Melbourne’s Jewish Community WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.
THEATRE WORKS, & chamber made PRESENT dybbuks A CHAMBER MADE WORK CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY SAMARA HERSCH 16 AUGUST – 26 AUGUST Chamber Made evokes the many ways that the dead inhabit female bodies through language, voice, memory and desire. DYBBUKS is a bilingual (Yiddish & English) contemporary theatre and music work created by lead artist Samara Hersch and collaborators together with three performers, a local Yiddish choir of inter-generational women and four female musicians. Part performance, part concert, part exorcism, DYBBUKS combines mythic stories, traditional Yiddish songs with contemporary composition to present a feminist reimagining of S.Ansky’s iconic Dybbuk story. Through original and traditional text, music, song and image, DYBBUKS deconstructs ideas of the possessed female body, exploring the way in which women across generations continue to embody, preserve and revive the dead. Samara Hersch is an Australian artist working across theatre, film and contemporary performance whose practice is concerned with subverting representations of the ‘other’ through politically and socially engaged work. Chamber Made makes original works located at the nexus of music, sound and performance. The company is renowned for redefining artform boundaries and producing works that emerge from a deep collaborative dialogue across artform disciplines. 

“ [An] exceptional creative achievement by Chamber Made … a first-rate undertaking and a highly successful model for future collaboration” 
★★★★ - ArtsHub on Another Other
 CREDITS CONCEPT AND DIRECTION Samara Hersch COMPOSITION AND SOUND DESIGN Max Lyandvert LIGHTING AND SET DESIGN & PROJECT DRAMATURGY Paul Jackson SOUND DRAMATURGY Tamara Saulwick PERFORMERS Yoni Prior
Karen Sibbing MUSICIANS Jenny Barnes - Vocals Carolyn Schofield - Electronics Lizzy Welsh – Violin Aviva Endean – Clarinet CHOIR Yiddish Speaking Women From Melbourne’s Jewish Community WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.