Event Possessed/Dispossessed v.2/Corporeal Mime Theatre Workshops
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Venue Minangkabau theatre building, Padang Pangang, Indonesia
Umbrella Event Entr’acte 3rd Indonesian DFAT Tour 1992
First Date 21 November 1992
Last Date 21 November 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description “Impulse and behaviours were two aspects which dominated the one and a half hour show. Sounds or words, though spoken in different languages, did not function as a means of communication because they could not be understood. They were used as a back up to impulses, movements and acting. So the show and the flow of the story was mainly dominated by the art of acting and the skill of the performers. The (actors) paid great attention to those movements and the symbols they performed were not repeated and duplicated….
Check separate Padang workshop entry
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Avant-garde
Corporeal Theatre
Name Function Notes
Mary Ellen Flannery Costume Designer
Pierre Thibaudeau Designer
Elisabeth Burke Director
Sarah de Jong Dramaturg
Paul Baxter Lighting Designer
Simon Wise Lighting Designer
Evdokia Katahanas Performer
Bruce Keller Performer
Katia Molino Performer
Rachael Swain Performer
Binh Duy Ta Performer
Pierre Thibaudeau Performer
Corrie Ancone Photographer
Julieanne Campbell Publicist
Paul Charlier Sound Designer
David Bates Sound Operator/Engineer Recording Engineer
Pascal Baxter Technician
Arif Hidayat Technician
Arif Hidayat Tour Manager On-tour liaison
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Additional costumes Mr and Mrs Molino. State Library of NSW - Xerox/Kurzweil Personal Reader.The Listening Room ABC Radio - soundtrack recording. P/D premiered at The Performance Space in 1991. ETL returned to TPS for a brief season prior to 1992 Indonesian tour. Original collaborators included Deborah Leiser, Gregory Hordacre, Rose Clemente and on-stage presence of Paul Charlier.
Data Source
Source Description
Entr'acte Archives ETL32: work notes,
Review 5. Afrimen MN, “Musik Kehidupan, Gera Kematian” (Music of Life, Movement of Death), Haluan, Padang, 16 November 1992. Original plus translation. 6. “The Phenomena of Entr’acte’s Coffee dance” Halal, Pandang, 16 November 1992. This is the second of two articles on the same day.
Entr'acte Archives ETL26.1 and ETL26.2 DAT show tapes and rehearsal tapes EPV02. EPV07 - demo tapes ETL16 - includes VHS mini. Some VHS with mould. ETL20. USPS_163,_66, _183,
Review 1. “Teater Aust. à Orang-orang ‘Mati’ Sebelum Mati” (Australian theatre ‘Dead’ people not yet dead), Kompas, Jakarta, 9 November, 1992. Original plus translation. 2. PTG, “Grup entr’ace (sic) theatre akan Pentas di STSI Solo”, Bernas, Solo, 29 October 1992.
Review 3. WBA, “Entr’acte Sydney Akan Pentaskan Kreasinya Di Indonesia” (Wapta Pepita Aquilla?) ? November 1992. 4. Ning/KPA/K.561 “Pementasan Teater entr’acte Australia Di Indonesia, Merdeka, 5 November 1992.
Review 7. “Possessed: Probing the frontiers of theatre”, ICON 13/10.1992 (from a reviewer who’s seen the première season. 8. Preview. “Entr’acte encore”, Sydney Star Observer, .16/10/92.Emphasises it is ETL’s 7th international tour.
Review 12. ”Break a Leg”- from Stay in touch in The Sydney Morning Herald, 21/10/92 - referenced cancellation of a show because of Pierre’s being stabbed and receiving 12 stitches.
Performance Space Database
Entr'acte Archives ETL10: folders of programs, publicity and reviews ETL07 and ETL09: Photos Corrie Anconé EP18: B&W Photos & proof sheets, and coloured photos,
Review 9. Julieanne Campbell, “Possessed/dispossessed”, Capital Q, 23/10/1992. News item. 10. Maria Prerauer, The Bulletin, 27/10/1992. Refers to P/D using 8 different languages. 11.“Possessed/dispossessed”, La Fiamma, 19/10/1992 - a shameless copy of Syke’s 1991 review.
Event Identifier 143620