The Peculiar Case of Clara Parsons - 2003
Video design & direction, stage design
Mixing technology into theatre, performance company 'the clinic' unraveled a universal tale of love, betrayal and madness.
Clara, who lives in a large house with her aunt, has been confined to bed through sickness. In her fevered state she is visited by an illusionary friend, Crouch, who entertains her by telling her stories about the outside world.
To arrive at the truth, Clara must navigate a precarious love triangle soaked in lies and fantasies.
Performed: 2003 - Christchurch (Arts Festival). 2004 - National tour: Christchurch (Creation), Hamilton (FUEL festival), Wellington (Shed 11), Auckland (Galatos), Dunedin (Arts Festival)