Event Refractions v.5 (In repertory with Timescape & Blues for Heaven)
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Venue Edward Street Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
First Date 8 July 1986
Opening Date 8 July 1986
Last Date 10 July 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description “Refractions, a presentation of corporeal mime, had to battle the brutal black space of the Edward Street Theatre. It says a great deal for the skills of Entr’acte that they managed to transcend their surroundings and create a magic which manipulated space and melted the division between man and object”,
Sue Gough, "Mime and play make much out of little", The Australian, July 10, 1986

"Zephyr, a solo by...Pierre Thibaudeau shows sheer poetry of movement in an exploration of flight and space..."
Peta Koch, "Geometry in Motion" The Courier-Mail, July 9, 1986
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
Ami-Lee Taylor Performance Artist
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
Matthew Serventy Technical Manager
Janine Peacock Technician
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Refractions Jul-Aug 1986, 8 wk Qld tour. Began with 1 wk in Brisbane performing two programmes: 1. Refractions, 2. Timescape + Blues for Heaven- dates in Koch's article. Australia Council Touring and Access Grant. Toured Refractions to Toowoomba, Gympie, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Ayr, Julia Creek, Mount Isa, Charters Towers & Townsville. (T'ville : Refract. & B4H)
Data Source
Source Description
Review Sue Gough, "Mime and play make much out of little", the Australian, Arts page Edited by Maria Prerauer, Thursday July 10, 1986, page 11.
Review NOTE: This is only names in this Brisbane edition of Refractions v.5 - it was inadvertently omitted on the other entries on this database. Peta Koch, “Witty Homecoming”, Dance Australia, October-November 1986
Review Preview: Peta Koch, "Mime troupe 'home' with a big reputation", Brisbane Courier-Mail, Arts page, Tuesday July 8, 1986.
CV EB&PT long CV, p.4, Entr’acte Archives: "Jul-Aug 1986 Refractions Tour (8 weeks) Queensland, including 1 week in Brisbane, with Touring and Access Grant."
Review Peta Koch, "Geometry in Motion" The Courier-Mail, Wednesday, July 9, 1986, page 25 (Refractions).
Review Peta Koch, "Impressionistic look at time", The Courier-Mail, July 12, 1986. (Timescape and Blues for Heaven).
Event Identifier 142885