Dance: Phluxus Dance Collective’s new work used 15,000 eggshells that were collected and washed in preparation for being scattered underfoot. Chafia Brooks, Nerida Matthaei and Skye Sewell choreographed their performances around emotions, texture and sound. Performance Space, Judith Wright Centre, June 26- 28. Bookings: ( 07) 3872 9000.
The Machine That Carries the Soul
Theatre: Red Stitch Actors Theatre presents its Green Room Award- winning production of Neil LaBute’s updated about the cruel games a more powerful partner can play with a smitten weaker one; this time it’s a young man who gets the makeover. Darwin Entertainment Centre, tonight. Bookings: ( 08) 8980 3333. The Shape of Things,
Visual art: Crime Lines brings together three artists and their interpretation of crime and violence, images of which saturate our culture. Lance de France makes identikit faces, Richard Lewer creates narrative cycles from media stories and crime novels, and Mark Hilton examines stereotypes and memory. Sophie Gannon Gallery, Richmond, until July 19. Inquiries: ( 03) 9421 0857.
The fourth Floating Land sculptural symposium, which is part of the annual NoosaLongweekend festival, has the theme Light in Nature. The works are located in Lions Park and the Woods at Noosa Heads, where four artists have set up installations. An exhibition of photographs of the sculptures is at Noosa Regional Gallery. Inquiries: ( 07) 5449 5340. www. noosaregionalgallery. com.
Pippin Drysdale was recently acknowledged as one of the 10 masters of Australian craft by Craft Australia. Lines of Site is a survey of her work during the past 20 years, including her latest Kimberley series. John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, until August 12. Inquiries: ( 08) 9266 4155.
Theatre: Adam Rapp’s acclaimed
is a scathing comedy and social commentary about an ill- fated menage a trois. One steamy night in an Amsterdam winter leads to unforeseen repercussions a year later in New York. Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, until June 30. Bookings: 1300 306 776.
In this year’s Shakespeare Under the Stars festival, acclaimed actor Tom E. Lewis makes a rare appearance in the title role of the Darwin Theatre Company’s production of , with Andrew Hale as Iago, and members of the Tropic Sun Theatre. Old Magistrates Court, Townsville. Tonight, then June 27- 30. Bookings: ( 07) 4721 5433.
Criminal outlook: Detail from William ( the mutilator) MacDonald by Richard Lewer