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Applespiel’s Morning Breakfast Commercial Radio Show: Day Three

October 12, 2010 Leave a comment

Here’s our last day of radio at Crack Theatre Festival. There wasn’t much going on Sunday, so we were told we could go for as long as we wanted. We went for about an extra half hour I think. It was certainly my favourite of the three days. Keep an ear out for some point in part three where it all falls apart.

Big thanks to David Finnigan and Ben Packer for having us up at Crack, we had a great time. Thanks to everyone who came out to the room at 10 in the morning to watch/listen to our show, especially after daylight savings.

This is a project we’re hoping to return to next year, to take what we’ve learnt and turn it into a full performance. We’ll see.

Day three features music from Influenza, Ocean Party, and the hip hop collective of Cranky Mack, Elbow Slug and Ily Turmoil.

Also featuring Hadley to talk about the Year 12 Formal.

Listen to it here

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Or download part 1, part 2 and part 3.

Next up we’ve got Applespiel Are Actors and You Can Be Too Maybe at Performance Space for Clubhouse on October 28. Go here for all the info.


Applespiel’s Morning Breakfast Commercial Radio Show: Day Two

October 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Here’s our recordings of the second day of breakfast radio. Child discipline, Melbourne Cup, disabled people and massage parlours.

Featuring an interview with Masters of Space and Time, and music from Wollongong bands Inanimate Objects and Order 66.

Listen to them here

Part 1

Part 2

Or you can download part 1 and part 2.

Day three will be up later today or tomorrow.

First Day of Breakfast Radio

October 4, 2010 2 comments

Here’s the recordings of the first day of Applespiel’s Morning Breakfast Commercial Radio Show, which we did on Friday at Crack Theatre Festival. Bicycles, body image, high school reunions and communism.

Featuring music from Ian and Bennie James and the Hesitant Few.

Also special thanks to the awesome Adam Buncher who does this sort of thing (radio) as his job and so helped us out in rehearsal a bit.

Part 1

Part 2

Or download them

Part 1

Part 2

Stay tuned for Saturday and Sunday’s shows.

Applespiel are all up ins your internet

September 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Just a quick post pointing you in the direction of this article on Alternative Media Group about our Fringe show, Appleloft.

We bumped in yesterday, and it’s looking great. Appleloft is easily going to be the most comfortable show to watch in the Fringe. Unfortunately we had to say goodbye to Wall-E, the cutest terrible little projector you’ve ever seen (or not seen the image from), but that’s for the best.

We open in two days, so don’t forget to get your tickets!

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Applespiel’s Busy Two Months

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

So the next couple of months are going to be pretty nutso busy. It’s stuff we’ve mostly covered, but I’m just writing to update on a few things and show you our new shiny pictures.

Appleloft Poster

Our Sydney Fringe show is just over two weeks away now. You can get your tickets here for a great night of romance, easter eggs, John Mayer, baked goods and much much more. It’s going to be a lot of fun, and true to Appleloft form, the more the merrier.

After that is Applespiel’s Morning Breakfast Commercial Radio Show, as part of Crack Theatre Festival for This Is Not Art 2010 up in Newcastle. The program is live now, and features friends of our Van Badham, Nat Randall and Holly Orkin. Also, our very own Simon Binns will be hosting a forum, and Rachel Roberts will be speaking on another. It’s going to be a great weekend. We’ll be recording our radio show and putting it up online for everyone who can’t make it to the festival.

At the end of October, we’re very pleased to be a part of Performance Space’s Clubhouse season. We’ll be presenting Applespiel are Actors and You Can Be Too Maybe on October 28th.

Applespiel are actors and you can be too maybe

Applespiel are Actors and You Can Be Too Maybe

Let’s face it. There’s a strong divide in the “scene” between strict theatre and contemporary performance. Applespiel’s intense research division has done some heavy research in to the matter and have concluded that the reason for such a divide is that most performance artists are terrified of acting. Being the warm-hearted community builders that Applespiel are, we have decided to try and fix this problem by offering a FREE acting workshop for all those contemporary performers out there who need to get over their fears. So come along and get in touch with your inner Stanley or Blanche. Learn all about PLAYING ACTIONS and your character’s MOTIVATION. To ensure that the experience is truly worthwhile, we will be using an acting method known as the Harrison technique. Shrouded in mystery, as its master never truly documented all of its different aspects, the Harrison method is a highly reliable yet deceptive acting method that will help you overcome the terror that acting currently incites in you.

To wrap up the year we’ll probably be planning another suburban Appleloft at someone’s house, but until then we’ll be very busy. Hope to see you at these events!

Sydney Fringe tickets available NOW

August 11, 2010 Leave a comment

Just a quick note to tell y’all that you can now totally buy tickets to our Fringe show.

The show, Appleloft, is on September 17, 19, 23, 24 and 25 at PACT.

Tickets are available here.

Why not see all three of the PACT Presents shows? There was talk of a package deal being made, and if it becomes available, we’ll let you know.

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Two Snails Saved.

July 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Today’s first performance is just over. It was great for me to watch it, I haven’t been around all week so it was pretty much a whole new show using the ideas we’d played with before.

Audience was great, everyone really got involved and there was some lovely voting about inside or outside. Also because we all kind of wanted to see as many scene changes as possible.

We’ve got our second performance in about fifteen minutes, and Mark is wandering around looking at some things. We have a camera but no cord (whoops). There’ll be another post in about an hour.