The Creative Learning department at Sydney Opera House is presenting One the Bear from 5-6 September 2019 as part of its outreach programme for schools.
The production will enable audiences to ‘explore themes of identity, exploitation, appropriation and friendship in a world gone wild with celebrity’.
Set in a garbage tip, this is the story of a young female bear that wants more for her tribe.
As One and her best friend Ursula get up to mischief and mourn the dank life they lead, the two spit rhymes on living under Human Hunter law and dream of the days when bears were free; eating fresh fish rather than packaged fish fingers. But what happens when One is given the opportunity to speak for her community? What happens when fame knocks at the door?
Written wholly in rhyme, this stunning dystopian world ‘guarantees to burst your senses and expand your mind’.