NORPA is taking audiences on an adventure outside the theatre once again, announcing it will stage its original work Wildskin in a warehouse space at the Lismore Showgrounds. A sensory, destination-theatre experience, Wildskin inhabits an outrageous and unpredictable world that’s part bush-thriller, part road-trip and a whole lot of NORPA’s signature theatrical style.

From the company that brought you Love for One Night at the Eltham Hotel, Wildskin will transform the space at the Lismore Showgrounds to immerse you in the story from the moment you arrive. Be taken on a wild ride with Eva, who believes the only way to mend her broken life is to go on the road, solo. Lost, alone and under-prepared, she is soon breaking rules, and embracing danger.

First performed in 2018, Wildskin thrilled audiences with its whip-smart dialogue and hilarious physicality, and was hailed as ‘A visual and emotional feast’ (Australian Stage), and ‘inventive, playful, accessible and life-affirming’ (ArtsHub). Director Julian Louis has turned up the dial for the 2024 version, relishing the opportunities presented by reimagining Wildskin as a site-specific work.

“Wildskin at the Lismore Showgrounds is a fantastic new beast, using an atmospheric location that perfectly lends itself to NORPA’s playful and physical style of storytelling. We’re creating a whole experience and doing what we love as a company, taking theatre into surprising places, pushing the form, and bringing audiences with us. It’s going to be a wild ride!” said Julian Louis, Wildskin director and NORPA Artistic Director.

Wildskin roars into the Lismore Showgrounds from 12 September for a limited season only, with tickets on sale now through Like Love for One Night at The Eltham Hotel, Wildskin at the Lismore Showgrounds is bound to sell out, so round up your mates and book your tickets for a night of daring and joyous theatre.

12 – 28 September, 2024
The Lismore Showgrounds, 116 Alexandra Parade, North Lismore NSW
Tickets on sale now!