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Cowboy (SOLD OUT)

Brisbane Festival & Metro Arts present
Cowboy (SOLD OUT)
by Michael Smith | The Farm


Presented as part of Brisbane Festival.

Saddle up for Cowboy, an interactive, solo contemporary dance work by Michael Smith of Gold Coast-based dance and theatre collective, The Farm. Set in an imagined sweeping landscape of a classic old western and featuring a mesmerising original score composed by Ben Ely (Regurgitator).

From surfing trains to taming horses to wandering the desert, this work unpacks your ability to have a complete, genuine, and meaningful experience as an imagined self.


7:30pm, 4 & 5 September 2020
2:00pm, 5 & 6 September 2020


New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts @ West Village, 111 Boundary Street, West End Queensland 4101


$15.00 + booking fee


Approximately 45 minutes. No interval. 


This is a promenade and interactive performance, meaning you will be standing onstage with the performer. You may be asked to move around the stage throughout the performance. This performance may contain smoke effects and strobe lighting. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes. This promenade performance is suitable for wheelchair users or audiences with other mobility impairments; please contact Metro Arts on 07 3002 7100 if you would like to hear more. Seating can be provided, as required.

Suitable for ages 15+. Please note - a strict lockout period applies; it may not be possible to admit you after the performance has begun.


Metro Arts' New Benner Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Tickets for patrons in a wheelchair and Companion Card holders are not available online. Please call Metro Arts on 07 3002 7100 Monday to Thursday, 9am - 4pm to enquire or make your booking. Please be aware there are limited number of wheelchair spaces available per show. 

COVID-19 Precautions

Cowboy is presented in accordance with a COVIDSafe Plan. The performer will be wearing a face mask. Audiences may also be asked to wear a face mask, provided for you at the theatre. We take the safety of our patrons, staff and artists seriously. Metro Arts is operating in line with current Queensland Government guidelines and the Stage QLD CovidSafe Industry Plan. Please review our updated Terms and Conditions, in addition to Trybooking's Terms and Conditions prior to purchasing tickets. If you are unwell, please refrain from attending events at Metro Arts. Social distancing between ticket purchase groups is required. Upon entering the Theatre you will be asked to scan a QR Code and enter your details (full name, mobile, email or residential address) into Survey Monkey. If you have any questions, please contact Metro Arts. 

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