Caliban explores catastrophic climate change

Abraham Herasan, Natalie Lucic and Otie Dadzie perform in CALIBAN. Photo by Damjan Janevski.

The impending affects of calamitous climate change are being brought to the stage by some of the west’s most promising young theatre talent.

Developed and created by the Edge Ensemble, Western Edge Youth Arts is presenting the premiere of CALIBAN at The Coopers Malthouse from Thursday to Saturday nights.

Actor Abraham Herasan said the story, set in a not-too-distant future on the brink of climate disaster, explores global climate politics through the eyes of those most affected and was inspired by situations already facing many Pacific islands.

“I think most of us want to make a difference towards a better future, but there is a small minority who are making the decisions,” he said.

“I believe we are an eager generation and there are a lot of young people who want to make the world a better place.”

CALIBAN was born as a street show presented at Big West Festival in 2015, but has since then been developed into an entirely new work.

CALIBAN will be performed from 7pm nightly from Thursday to Saturday at The Coopers Malthouse, 113 Sturt Street, Southbank.

Bookings: 9685 5111 or