Event Strictly Ballroom
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Venue The Wharf Studio Theatre, Walsh Bay, NSW
First Date 24 September 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "The story is about a young ballroom dancer who decides to put a bit of sex into his movement".
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Dance
Physical Theatre
Subjects Australian National Identity
Organisations
Six Years Old Theatre Company, Production Company
Sydney Theatre Company, Sponsor
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Tyler Coppin Actor
Di Emry Actor
Glenn Keenan Actor
Lisa Kelly Actor
Genevieve Mooy Actor
Tara Morice Actor
Mark Owen-Taylor Actor
Craig Pearce Actor
Glenn Keenan Choreographer
Bill Marron Designer
Catharine Martin Designer
Angus Strathie Designer
Baz Luhrmann Director
Donna Broadbridge Lighting Designer
Resources
Review: Bob Evans, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 September 1988
Review: Frank Gauntlett, Daily Mirror, 2 October 1988
Review: Paul LePetit, Sunday Telegraph, 2 October 1988
Review: Peter Deane, Courier Mail, 15 September 1988
Review: Sue Gough, The Australian, 15 September 1988
Review: Susan Bredow, The Daily Telegraph, 27 September 1988
Works
Strictly Ballroom
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Strictly Ballroom began as a group-devised work by the graduating students in the class of 1985 at NIDA.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme SBW Foundation Archives and Performing Arts Collection
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record September 1988
Event Identifier 1488