Event Corporeal Mime Theatre Workshops Qld 1986/ Refractions v.5
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Venue James Nash S.H.S., Gympie, QLD
Umbrella Event Entr’acte Queensland Tour 1986
First Date 18 July 1986
Last Date 18 July 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Workshop held on the Friday night from 6-8pm. 12 students. Theme: Characterisation.
Entr'acte always gave workshops on every tour, in every place they visited in Australia and overseas. Workshops were in Corporeal Theatre (Etienne Decroux's Mime Corporel.) These workshops had been modified over time to include voice and breathing exercises. Typically Elisabeth and Pierre led the classes, and company members assisted, demonstrated, etc.
Description Source Personal Opinion
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
Review Preview: "Imaginative mime group will visit" Bundaberg News-Mail, July 1986
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 C061/EPT05
Event Identifier 143761