A first date can be terrifying enough, especially if you've met the person online, and only know them from a checksheet.Melbourne performance artist Bron Batten takes the concept a step further, by "meeting" her date onstage, and going on three dates with her volunteer in front of a live audience."As a performance artist, you get a real rush being on stage, and that seems to happen to my volunteers too."Batten conceived the idea for her show during a three-month art residency in London, Paris and Lithuania in 2015.
Lily, who complemented her new bangs with a gorgeous wavy hairstyle, looked deep in discussion with the former Doctor Who actor.
Over an hour, sometimes more, the audience get to know the two characters: Batten opens up about herself, sharing insights about her relationship with her mother, her favourite songs and her own online dating experiences, while we learn about her male volunteer too, and his favourite movies, ideal dinner party guests and whether he would like to be famous.
We watch them devour wine and cheese together, and play a game of .
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The stars mixed with the likes of Ashley Shaw and Louise Redknapp at the fundraising event.