Paragon Theatre presents: Spoilt

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One ac­tor, five char­ac­ters – an elec­tric com­edy mas­ter­piece!

From the cre­ator of Sk­itch Tease and di­rect from the Mel­bourne Com­edy Fes­ti­val, comes Liz Sk­itch’s crit­i­cally ac­claimed new solo show, Spoilt

Worlds col­lide as the lives of a re­al­ity TV star, celebrity per­sonal trainer, karaoke singing wed­ding cel­e­brant, café latte-sip­ping dog lover and a hap­less bride-to-be all come to­gether, cli­max­ing in the most tragic and hi­lar­i­ous wed­ding re­cep­tion ever staged.

Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 16 Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start

Run­ning time: 70mins (no in­ter­val)

Liz Sk­itch is a co­me­dian/ac­tor/writer and di­rec­tor. Spe­cial­is­ing in clown­ing, she stud­ied theatre at QUT and went on to train at the school of Philippe Gaulier in Lon­don (2000).

Her early gigs and fes­ti­val shows where as one half of com­edy duo The Gooney Girls (Triple J Raw Com­edy Fi­nal­ists, 2004).

Fol­low­ing this, Sk­itch de­vel­oped her skills as a solo co­me­dian and in re­cent years she is best known as a comic ac­cor­dion­ist, MCing the Moulin Beige Vaude­ville night (Mel­bourne).

From 2010- 2012, her ac­claimed com­edy show Sk­itch Tease toured to Ade­laide Fringe (Gar­den of Un­earthly De­lights), Ade­laide Cabaret Fringe, Mel­bourne Com­edy Fes­ti­val, Wood­ford Folk Fes­ti­val, Brighton Fringe (UK), Glastonbury Fes­ti­val (UK) and Ed­in­burgh Fringe (UK).

Sk­itch is co-founder and key cre­ative of De­base Pro­duc­tions and over the last 15 years has been in­volved in the cre­ation of a large body of work for the com­pany. Liz’s ex­ten­sive body of work ranges from chil­dren’s theatre through to cabaret and em­ploys a range of comic styles, in­clud­ing clown, satire and stand up com­edy.

New works cre­ated with de­BASE in­clude: Chas­ing the Lol­ly­man (di­rec­tor/de­vi­sor: Play­ing Aus­tralia Tour 2012, Hot­House Theatre 2011, La Mama 2010), Hurry Up and Wait (writer/ac­tor: Ja­pan Tour-Kazenoko Kyushu and Ki­jimuna Fes­ti­val 2012, Ed­in­burgh Fringe 2011, Queens­land Theatre Com­pany 2010) and Lily Can’t Sleep (writer/di­rec­tor: Bris­bane Fes­ti­val 2013, writer/ac­tor: Act 3 In­ter­na­tional Sin­ga­pore and Kuala Lumpur 2007, Vic­to­rian Arts Cen­tre 2007 and Queens­land Theatre Com­pany/Out of the Box Fes­ti­val 2006), Pop­ping Lead Bal­loons (writer: QAC 2007 and Re­gional Arts Vic­to­ria 2009, ac­tor: Ar­tour 2009) and The Clown from Snowy River (writer/di­rec­tor/ac­tor: de­BASE premier sea­son 2006, di­rec­tor: QAC 2006 and Re­gional Arts Vic­to­ria 2008, Pub­lished by Play­lab Press).

In 2009 Liz played Dame Pli­ant the QTC and Bell Shake­speare pro­duc­tions of ‘The Al­chemist’ which fol­low­ing its premier in Bris­bane, toured to The Syd­ney Opera House, Can­berra Play­house and Her Majesties (Perth).


STAGE SET: The Paragon Theatre hosts Spoilt.

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