The Future Ancients is a creative collective dedicated to bridging the gap between the epic past and inspired futures.
In 2015, a conversation between writer Luka Lesson and composer James Humberstone started to bear fruit, with a residency at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music scheduled for mid-2016.
Since then Odysseus has become a monstrous multi-arts project 6 years in the making, with an Industry Preview in Melbourne in 2018 and a number of significant rewrites and developments.
So far, we do not know when the Odysseus will make his way home to Ithaca - a world premiere awaits somewhere over the horizon.
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