Event Bloodland
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Venue Playhouse, South Bank, QLD
First Date 14 March 2012
Last Date 18 March 2012
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Bloodland is performed in the Yolngu language of Arnhem Land, with dance and ceremony, on an expressive set by Peter England with a broken wire fence and a floor scarred with tracks like the trails of mining trucks through the desert. It is partly a contemporary lovers' tragedy and partly a celebration of a community that lives in two cultures, the modern and the traditional.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Dance
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Produced
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Created
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Name Function Notes
Steve Francis Composer
Jennifer Irwin Costume Designer
Stephen Page Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Elaine Crombie Performer Lalkal
Rarriwuy Hick Performer Wak Wak
Banula Marika Performer Djurrpun
Kathy Balngayngu Marika Performer Bonba
Nolene Marika Performer Gapu
David Page Performer Donkey/Bapi
Rhimi Page-Johnston Performer
Hunter Page-Lochard Performer Runu
Kelton Pell Performer Billy
Tessa Rose Performer Bathala
Meyne Wyatt Performer Gulami
Ursula Yovich Performer Cherish
Peter England Set Designer
Steve Francis Sound Designer
Bec Allen Stage Manager
Wayne Blair Writer
Kathy Balngayngu Marika Writer
Stephen Page Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 105540