Kurt Guthrie is popular. He is smart, savvy and seems to have perfected the balance of juggling the pressures of school with his demanding social media schedule. When he doesn’t turn up to school one day (without so much as a status update) people begin to talk. As his friends delve into his social media accounts for clues, it becomes clear that things aren’t always what they seem on the surface. This is the social media awareness production of 2019.
UNFILTERED discusses a world that every student can relate to – social media and the pressure to fit in. Like a Netflix show, UNFILTERED is a compelling mix of intrigue, thrills and mystery that leaves the audience no choice but to participate in and unpack the narrative. They won’t want to miss one second!
It shows students the ramifications of their actions, in a way they can relate to and without patronising. We see characters who are dealing with the same issues your students deal with, allowing safe conversations to open up in the classroom and amongst their peers.
QLD | Terms 1 – 4 NSW | Terms 2 – 3 TAS | Term 2
→ 7 – 9 or 10 – 12
→ Consequences of Actions, Individuality, Peer Pressure, Cyberbullying, Online Addictions
→ Critical & Creative Thinking, Imaginative Text, Personal Recount
→ Multimodal Theatre, Epic Theatre, Ensemble, Magical Realism