Conceived through tired eyes, I Can’t Sleep is an interdisciplinary solo performance entwining autobiographical stories and folklore to examine sleeplessness. From monsters under the bed to anxiety – what is keeping you up during the witching hour? Escape your slumber for a dreamy performance.
Created and performed by Aslam Abdus-samad
Aslam Abdus-Samad is an actor, performance maker and writer. He holds a BA in Applied Theatre and a P. Grad Dip in Performance Creation. He maintains a practice as a physical theatre performer throughout Australia and Internationally.
He completed a 6 month internship with Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre, the Physical Theatre Program with Stella Adler Studio (NYC) and a training residency with IUGTE (Italy). He has completed actor training with NIDA, taught film in South Korea, managed the schools program with the Australian Theatre of the Deaf, taught drama in Singapore, trained in comedy improvisation in Spain and continues performing throughout Australia and abroad. Aslam is currently devising work with Milkcrate Theatre, The Q Theatre and Sydney Opera House.
Image: Aslam Abdus-samad.