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Fri 8 March 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on Fri March 8, 2024 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sat March 9, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Grit – The Stories. Thew Town. The Music.


Six people, all living in a regional town, somewhere in Australia. These are their stories. These are their songs.


The saint finds her purpose in her love and care for others. The romantic finds solace in memories and music. A laugh, a guitar and a chainsaw are all the recluse needs to face his demons, whilst the runaway craves a full tank and the the town in the rear- view mirror. The rationalist keeps a cool head believing only in science and opera, and the nomad finds her identity and a home through her creativity.


Note: this production is devised by Perseverance Street and presented in Cairns by JUTE Theatre Company.


Production details: 

Developed in 2022 in the wake of devastating floods, GRIT is an original work inspired by regional stories of strength and resilience. Co-devised by the Perseverance Street Theatre Company team in collaboration with the Gympie community, it honours regional voices, new storytelling, and connection with people and place.

In its 2024 season, GRIT has evolved to include voices and stories from our regional peers. This tour, presented by JUTE Theatre Company (Cairns), Topology I RASN NQ (Townsville), Midpoint Theatre Company (Rockhampton) and Bridges Health and Community Care (Bundaberg), evidences theatre’s important role in celebrating and sharing the regional experience.


Grit Creative Team:

Devisors – Perseverance Street Theatre Company

Director – Sharon Hogan

Sound Designer –  Alex Harvey

Lighting Designer – The Company

Photography – Brea Martin


Cast of Grit 2024:

Storyteller – Fletcher Colfs

Chorus – Abby Bowyer, Ben Adams, Sarah Harvey


Touring crew: Tour Manager & Technician – Jonas White


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For more information visit JUTE Theatre Company.


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Fri 8 March 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bulmba-ja Arts Centre
96 Abbott St
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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