The Farm

Enjoy a B-grade thriller from the safety of your own car…

Lit by your headlights, heard through your car radio and seen through your windscreen, this is a drive-in with a difference, brought to you by Helpmann Award-winners The Farm.

A single pane of glass allows us to feel separated from the world outside. It absorbs road rage and shields us when we sing along to the car stereo, but what happens when we’re invaded in that bubble of safety?

The Farm is a movement collective of like-minded artists, whose physical performances share the fragility and strength of the human condition. From traditional theatre and dance to outdoor installations, film and immersive theatrical experiences, The Farm’s leading-edge, critically-acclaimed works aim to defy all expectations and genres.

They’re at it again with Throttle. With co-directors Gavin Webber and Grayson Millwood both behind the wheel, The Farm brings this tyre-squealing show to a drive-in showground-theatre near you.

Scream with delight, dive under the dashboard or grip the hand of your fellow passenger and ignite some fun-fuelled passion. Throttle is like nothing you’ve ever seen before!

Buckle your seatbelts. You’re in for a ride.


At The Farm, work is made in a collaborative process where everyone brings their expertise without being confined to it. All animals are equal.

Directors and Creators
Gavin Webber & Grayson Millwood

Creators & Performers
Kate Harman, Essie Horn, Thomas E. S. Kelly & Michael Smith

Julian Louis

Horde Wrangler
Nerida Matthaei

Motorcycle Rider
Dan Reardon

Lighting Design & Production Management
Chloe Ogilvie

Sound Design
Luke Smiles

Sound Associate
Anna Whitaker

Special Thanks
Mark Howett, Keir Beck and AP8 Stunt Training

Image by Art-Work Agency

Commissioned and Produced by Bleach* Festival

Research Development produced by Performing Lines

Information for Presenters

Performing Lines is working with The Farm to further develop Throttle and make the work ready to tour.

Throttle is available for presentation in Australia and internationally. Please get in touch for more information and to start a conversation.

Vanessa Wright Senior Producer

Presentation History

Mudgeeraba Showgrounds
Gold Coast, QLD
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Full Presentation History for Throttle

Mudgeeraba Showgrounds
Gold Coast, QLD
Brisbane Showgrounds
Brisbane, QLD
NORPA, Lismore Rugby Club
Lismore, NSW
Merrigong Theatre Company, Bulli Showgrounds
Wollongong, NSW

Project Partners & Acknowledgements

Commissioned and Produced by Bleach* Festival
Supported by Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Australian Federal Government through Australia Council for the Arts. Throttle Research Development  produced by Performing Lines, supported by the Australian Government through Australia Council for the Arts.

The Farm are proudly supported by The City of Gold Coast.

In everything we do, we acknowledge that we live on Aboriginal land and constantly learn from the wisdom of First Peoples.

Where we are and the history that precedes us informs how we work and how we move forward.