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Venue Denpassar, Indonesia
Umbrella Event Entr’acte Indonesian DFAT Tour 1986
First Date June 1986
Last Date June 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "... The performance was a profusion of ideas in design and movement and a celebration of the human spirit through an exploration of the human mind. Mime and movement were transformed into visual theatrical poetry and images and symbols were woven together in elegant and eloquent concepts. ..." Kerr, The Mercury
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Ensemble
Performance Art
Corporeal Theatre
Name Function Notes
Christopher Allen Administrator
Peter Kerin Composer
Jean-Louis Buhagiar Costume Designer
Melody Cooper Costume Maker
Pierre Thibaudeau Designer
Elisabeth Burke Devisor
Christian Mattis Devisor
Pierre Thibaudeau Devisor
Elisabeth Burke Director
Derek Nicholson Lighting Designer
Elisabeth Burke Performance Artist
Christopher Ryan Performance Artist Replaced Todd Swenson
Pierre Thibaudeau Performance Artist
Fiona Waite Performance Artist Replaced Ami-Lee Taylor
Brian Wilkinson Performance Artist
Catherine De Lorenzo Photographer
Brian Findlay Photographer
Christian Mattis Photographer
Brian Findlay Properties Master / Mistress
Jennifer Rose Properties Master / Mistress
Mary Shanahan Stage Manager
Matthew Serventy Technical Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information June 17-30, 1986 . Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade the tour was the first of three between Entr'acte and Indonesia funded by DFAT for cultural exchange. Everywhere ETL went they gave workshops in Corporeal Theatre and received workshops from music, to dance to juggling. Tour began in Bandung with workshops by Elisabeth and Pierre. The troupe joined them in Jakarta.
Data Source
Source Description
Entr'acte Archives ETL26.1: Audio performance cassettes including ABC interview with Jill Sykes re Refractions 14/9/83, masters for Gt.Brit. ETL21-22; USPS_18,_40, _44, _50-52; EPV01&05 Videos
Entr'acte Archives ETL10 - folder of programs, leaflets and reviews EP05: Photos and reviews across many iterations EP07: Photos, negs, proof sheets and & unmounted Slides ETL08: B&W photos and negs
CV EB&PT long CV-unedited, Entr’acte Archives, EPT02: "June 1986 Refractions Tour to Indonesia, sponsored by the Dpt. Foreign Affairs. Performances in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Ubud."
Review Rachel Kerr, The Mercury, Hobart, 8 July 1985
Review Jim Waites, The National times, “ This small company is very special…they celebrate the human spirit through the exploration of the human forms…amongst the most absorbing performance events of the year.” Entr’acte Archives.
Review Jill Sykes, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, September 17, 1983 Mary Emery, The Australian, Monday, September 19, 1983 Entr'acte Archives
Entr'acte Archives ETL02: slides - research slides of Paul Klee's work, Nullabor, Wave Rock, Pinnacles, The Performance Space 1984. Indonesia 86&87.
Event Identifier 142883