"Theatre is a space in which the waking mind can address its illnesses; where paradox isnt hypocrisy and mortality isnt ignored; it is a ...
"Theatre is a space in which the waking mind can address its illnesses; where paradox isnt hypocrisy and mortality isnt ignored; it is a sanctuary where monstrous apparitions can be viewed at arms length and laughed at; it is the shared pretence of momentary madness." Henrietta Kuscht, Manifesto for the Ill, 1929 Sanctum Theatre is a Melbourne-based, visual performance ensemble presenting live art in everyday spaces. Sanctum Theatre was launched in 2006 with lament: candles & compost at the Abbotsford Convent. Since then Sanctum Theatre has produced various plays, theatrical events, exhibitions and the short film, the ferryman and his wife, (Melbourne Underground Film Festival, American Independent Film Festival, ACMI Mediatheque.) Sanctum Theatre has toured puppet shows and roving acts to Moomba, Castlemaine State Festival, Melbourne International Festival of Puppetry, Ballarat Heritage Weekend, The Docklands Winter Festival, So Frenchy So Chic Festival, The Village and more.