Event Corporeal Mime Theatre Workshops Qld 1986/ Refractions v.5
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Venue Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), South Bank, QLD
Umbrella Event Entr’acte Queensland Tour 1986
First Date 10 July 1986
Last Date 12 July 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Six workshops over two days.
Thur 10/7 @ QPAC: 9-10:30 Cwt; 11-12:30 Mobile Stat; 13:00-14:30 Improv.;
Sat 12/7 @ Community Arts centre, Qld: 9-10:30 Rhythms, dynamisms; 11-12:30 Mobile Stat; 13:00-14:30 Cwts.
Entr'acte performed evening shows over 5 nights. On two of those days gave 3 workshops (total 6), and on three of them gave 11:00 am shows for school kids. Typically Elisabeth and Pierre led the classes, and company members assisted, demonstrated, etc.
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Avant-garde
Corporeal Theatre
Name Function Notes
Christopher Allen Administrator
Christopher Ryan Collaborator
Ami-Lee Taylor Collaborator
Fiona Waite Collaborator
Brian Wilkinson Collaborator
Elisabeth Burke Teacher
Pierre Thibaudeau Teacher
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
CV EB&PT long CV-unedited, Entr’acte Archives, EPT02. "Jul-Aug 1986 Refractions Tour (8 weeks) Queensland, including 1 week in Brisbane, with Touring and Access Grant."
Entr'acte Archives C060/EPT05 teaching files C061/EPT05 EPT01: Publicity. Hand-written Teaching Lists, Nomenclature, Improvisations, Voice and warmups 1979-99.
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 Preview: Peta Koch, "Mime troupe 'home' with a big reputation", Brisbane Courier-Mail, Arts page, Tuesday July 8, 1986. See below for notes re dates and activities in Brisbane.
Event Identifier 142896