The Beauty Thief


‘The Beauty Thief”  is a  funny, thought-provoking play,  created by

thespians of differing ability

Devised by the cast,  The Beauty Thief is a reflection on the idea of beauty, and its relationship to worth and power. In the form of a traditional fairy tale, the story unfolds using minimal dialogue, relying on movement and music to tell the tale, with dance sequences performed by the CDTeens from Canberra Dance Theatre. The Beauty Thief is funny, moving and thought-provoking.

All dialogue in the play was also projected on a screen, so the performance could be appreciated by people who are hard of hearing or deaf.

Original music by Marlene Radice

Costumes by Victoria ‘Fi’ Hopkins

Lighting design by Ali Clinch

Directed by Robin Davidson and Sammy Moynihan.

This project was funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency. Rebus Theatre is supported by the ACT Government, and Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres.

The play title "The Beauty Thief" appears next to a blonde woman wearing a red clock and smiling at you with a raised eyebrow

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