Premiere Performances for Man With The Iron Neck

 Caleena Sansbury, Ursula Yovich, Tibian Wyles, Kyle Shilling - Photography by Brett Boardman

Caleena Sansbury, Ursula Yovich, Tibian Wyles, Kyle Shilling - Photography by Brett Boardman

Man With The Iron Neck… seamlessly interweaves extraordinary aerial and physical work with a beautifully written narrative. - The Conversation

"As visually stunning as it is deeply moving" - The Australian

“One of the most significant new works of theatre in this past decade” - Broadway World


After a successful season at Brisbane Festival 26-29 September at the Powerhouse Theatre, Man With the Iron Neck continues its premiere performance season at Sydney Festival (Sydney Opera House) and Adelaide Festival (Adelaide Festival Centre).

“When all feels hopeless, this show explores how we find that one reason to hang on, literally for dear life” Josh Bond [Co-Director & Original Concept]  


The message in Man With The Iron Neck is one of finding hope through trauma, encouraging those who feel lost to reach out for help.

Find out more about the show here.

Working with partners such as Balunu Foundation, Legs On The Wall aims for this project to contribute to suicide prevention strategies and reducing self-harm amongst Australians, particularly young Indigenous people. Audience and community engagement activities will take place in conjunction with the performance work.

Andrew Batt-Rawden