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TheatreWorks and Oozing Future present

AUTOCANNIBAL

by Mitch Jones

A STUNNING NEW WORK OF PHYSICAL THEATRE

JULY 10TH - 21ST THEATREWORKS, SAINT KILDA, VIC

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Monday
Jun102019

Introducing the Furey and Ruin Stunt Show!

Very proud to share this teaser of my rare and dangerous new act with human heatwave Jacquline Furey, soon to be seen on a TV screen near you! We are available for bookings right now, so if you want some death-defying knife throwing at your next event, then get in touch! 

 

Sunday
Jan132019

Captain Ruin back on the streets! 

That's a wrap! After 2 years of performing and touring with Circus Oz it is time to say goodbye (for now) to Model Citizens. It's been an epic and amazing ride, with the show that I helped create being performed 186 times across Australia and the world, in places as diverse as outback community halls, big tops in Melbourne and Sydney, traditional circus venues in Madrid and finally finishing up with a sold out season at the Tolwood winter festival in Munich.

I've uploaded a gallery of images here to document all the crazy stuff I got to perform in this show - check it out in the Images section. 

Coming up in 2019 I have my new solo show AutoCannibal in the works, with plans to premiere it in Melbourne in July. And i've got a few secret and exciting sideshow projects bubbling away that i'll share with you soon. But as a newly available, free-agent carny once again, i'm excited to play, perform and make work whenever and wherever, so if you need a punk rock daredevil, freakshow clown, MC or outside eye for your event, don't hesitate to get in touch!


Thursday
Sep062018

AutoCannibal Creative Development

AutoCannibal is a new work of physical theatre created and performed by Mitch Jones, directed by Masha Terentieva and with a live sound design by Marco Cher-Gibard. This video shows the first creative development on the project in July 2018.

"Why do we do things that we know are bad for us? AutoCannibal examines the human impulse to self destruction on an individual, social and global level. The body of the performer is the eco-system that supports human life. His actions of danger, futility, obsession and self harm represent the curious choices made by human societies that are steering us towards environmental catastrophe. Addiction, obesity, corruption, greed, cruelty, nuclear war, climate change. On all fronts the homo sapien seems intent on wiping itself out through perplexingly myopic decision making. Maybe we don't really want to be here. Maybe we're just always hungry. But what will we eat when we've consumed it all? Ourselves."

 

This work was created and produced on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, to which sovereignty was never ceded. We want to pay our respect to the elders past and present of all Indigenous Australians, and work towards full and proper reconciliation as the best future for all Australians. 

Sunday
Jun032018

Exciting news, coming soon! 

I am about to start work on a new solo project, and i'll be releasing more details over the next few weeks! Stay tuned to @captainruin on Instagram to find out more!

Friday
Oct272017

Relax: Everything's Fucked! 

Very excited to be performing this show again in Melbourne. Only 4 nights, don't miss out!