Sanctum Theatre is a lens through which monstrous apparitions are made manifest. It tears fissures in the fabric of monotony, creating moments of communal madness. Sanctum Theatre is a Melbourne-based visual performance company and has been presenting live art in everyday spaces since 2006.
Since then Sanctum Theatre has produced various plays, theatrical events, exhibitions and the short film, the ferryman and his wife, (Melbourne Underground Film Festival, American Independent Film Festival, ACMI Mediatheque.) Sanctum Theatre’s current productions include two collaborations with Magic Lantern Studio, The Man Who Cannot Sleep (themanwhocannotsleep.com) and Life is a Carousel (winner 2017 Green Room Award for Puppetry).
Sanctum Theatre tours puppet shows and roving acts to festivals around Australia and internationally. Sanctum Theatre puppets are made in Sanctum Studio, a dynamic new arts space in the North Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The artistic director of Sanctum Theatre is Lachlan Plain (lachlanplain.com).