Event Corporeal Mime Theatre Workshops Qld 1986/ Refractions v.5
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Venue Dance North Studio 1986, QLD
Umbrella Event Entr’acte Queensland Tour 1986
First Date 8 August 1986
Last Date 8 August 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description 14:30-16:30 workshop to Dance North on characters and facial expression.
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 Production Company
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Test 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
Entr'acte Archives C064/EPT05
Entr'acte Archives EPT01: Publicity. Hand-written Teaching Lists, Nomenclature, Improvisations, Voice and warmups 1979-99
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."
Review Preview: "Innovative mime company to perform at theatre", Gladstone, Observer, Tuesday July 15, 1986.
Event Identifier 145184