Future Postal Service

Maybe ( ) Together

Part game.
Part intervention.
One big game of post.

Drop into a buzz of postal activity involving big questions, blue hats and random acts of kindness.

The Future Postal Service is a high energy and big thinking mail delivery game, capturing the thoughts of children and delivering them to adult’s eyes.

Like many of Maybe (  ) Together’s works, The Future Postal Service takes children’s voices into public space. Through a simple game of post, children transform an adult-dominated space into their play ground.

To read more about the concepts behind the project, click here.

Credits

Creators
  • Alex Desebrock
  • Troels Lindenbjerg
  • Iben Lindenbjerg
  • Dan Goronszy
Assistant Design
  • Ben Landau
Stage Manager
  • Sharyn Brand
Tour Producer
  • Performing Lines WA

Information for Presenters

Available on demand – please contact our Producer for more information

Age Recommendation
Children 7yrs+
Reading age.

Audience size
70 participants per hour (280 per day)

Duration
Children can stay up to one hour.

Schedule
Two 2-hour sessions per day

Touring requirement
Touring party: 4 (3 performers + 1 stage manager)
Bump in: 2 hours (day 1) and 1.5 hours bump-in for remainder of season
Bump out: 1 hour (this is dependent on distance from storage space and available trolleys/trucks).

Crew requirement
1 crew for bump-in and bump-out

Tech requirement
Shade (either via a tree or an installed umbrella)
2 trolleys
300kg ballast in sand bag + 4 extra sand bags for signage

Performance requirement
1 x FOH and a minimum of 2 volunteers to greet arriving children, fill out registration, hand out info sheet to parents.

Space
Future Postal Service has been designed to sit within urban space with many adult passersby.
It’s also suitable for festival context and as a drop-in workshop/performance.

Jen Leys Producer

Presentation History

2018
Festival 2018 - Commonwealth Games, 2018
Gold Coast, QLD
View full Presentation History

Full Presentation History for Future Postal Service

2018
Festival 2018 - Commonwealth Games, 2018
Gold Coast, QLD
2016
Mildura Arts Centre
Mildura, VIC
Hothouse Theatre
Wodonga, VIC
WOMAD
Adelaide, SA
2015
Perth International Arts Festival
Perth, WA
Arts Centre Melbourne
Melbourne, VIC
Darebin Community Kite Festival
Darebin, VIC
2014
Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC

Project Partners & Acknowledgements

Performing Lines acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work – the Gadigal in Sydney, the Whadjuk in Perth, and the Muwinina in Hobart – and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend those respects to all First Nations peoples on whose lands we travel and perform.