Creating a Climate for Change - Thursday August 11, 2016

Creating a Climate for Change - Thursday August 11 - Northcote Town Hall - 189 High Street, Northcote Reserve your tickets for the evening here.

Playing as a part of National Science Week, Creating a Climate for Change is the fourth Q&A event in the 2016 series presented by Melbourne Playback Theatre Company.

With three previous SELL OUT shows already this year during International Women’s Day, National Reconciliation Week and Refugee Week, this one-off evening will explore climate solutions, action, and what it means to live in a warming world.


Featuring esteemed panellists Professor Rob Adams AM (Director City Design and Projects, City of Melbourne), Lucy Best (Communications and Community Engagement Manager at Positive Charge), and Dr Stephen Bygrave (CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions) Creating a Climate for Changewill look at how current climate solutions can change our lives and communities in positive ways; not just at a purely environmental level. The panel will also include a Q&A with the audience.


This discussion will then be followed by an interactive performance withMelbourne Playback Theatre’s ensemble of professional actors, musicians, and MCs. MPTC have been captivating audiences for over 30 years with their unique form of improvised theatre; transforming shared, real-life events into powerful and engaging stories on the stage.


Melbourne Playback Theatre Company:

Creative Director of Creating a Climate for Change – Danny Diesendorf

Company - Sermsah Bin Saad, Ian David, Danny Diesendorf, Rachael Dyson McGregor, Allen Laverty, Mike McEvoy, Diana Nguyen, Michelle Nussey, Alex Sangster, Emily Taylor, Lenka Vanderboom

Company Musicians - Ernie Gruner and Karen Berger

Artistic Director - Emily Taylor

Lighting - Alan Davies


“Playback Theatre is certainly not your usual black box theatre experience, but if the standing ovation that MPTC received at the end of this provocative performance is anything to go by, it is an incredibly rewarding one.”- Theatrepeople (SticksnStones - May, 2016)



Reserve your tickets for the evening here.