Catching the Juice (2003-2004)

A philosophical cabaret on the meaning of life.

On Stage

Paul Bennier, David Buzzacott, Kate Ellis, Victoria Hall, Rachel High, Stable Steve Johnston, Jan Kanda, Duncan Luke, Kym MacKenzie, Sam McMahon, Tess Morgan, Donald Munro, Keith Powell, Richard Samai, Melissa Smith, Damien Turbin, Darryl Williams

Off Stage

  • Devised with the company
  • Director: Jo Zealand
  • Project Writer: Stephen House
  • Choreographer: Amanda Philips
  • Filmmakers: Heather Croall, Amy Gebhardt, Jain Moralee
  • Design: Susie Skinner
  • Lighting: Michael 'Lenny' Ceniuch
  • Music: Jon Baker, Sam McMahon, Sam Willoughby
  • Mentors: Astrid Pill, Reangle Pictures, Stephen Sheehan


  • 2003 season
    Work in Progress showings (April 2003)
    Grampians Regional Tour (October 2003)
    Awakenings Festival (October 2003)
  • 2004 season
    High Beam Festival (5-8 May 2004)


  • Highlights include a red-carpet film premiere with the performers as Hollywood celebrities and a real-life star, company member Kym MacKenzie. Mackenzie has the leading role in a delightful short film about a day in his working life ... The show also has great live and recorded music, humour and audience interaction ...
    Samela Harris, The Advertiser