Winner of the 2022 ATYP Foundation Commission for 10-13 yr olds, Reboot by Michael Costi uses humour and satire to engage with contemporary issues surrounding technology and its impact on individuals, relationships, and society. It encourages reflection on the role of technology in our lives and the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between the digital and analog worlds.
Parents of Australia! Are you sick of your kids being glued to their phones? Do you wish they could leave their devices behind forever? Well, you just may need to sign them up for Camp Reboot… Reboot is a comedic satire that follows a group of tech-obsessed teenagers, including a social media influencer, a hacker and a gamer, who enter Camp Reboot, a special new Summer Camp designed to detox kids from all forms of technology. As the campers embark on a tech-free adventure, things are not quite as they seem. The campers discover a secret that could change their lives forever. During the journey, the campers make unexpected connections and discover the true value of teamwork. Reboot is a comedic thriller that tests the limits of a life without technology. It is a satire on our attachment to our screens but also a probing look into who really pulls the strings.
Reboot was the winner of the ATYP Foundation Commission (cast aged 10-13 years) in 2022. It premiered at The Rebel Theatre, ATYP on 9 Nov 2023.
ISBN: 978 1 922424 97 6