Event Waterborne
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Venue National Maritime Museum (ANMM), Darling Harbour, NSW
Umbrella Event The 9th Biennale of Sydney
First Date 10 March 1993
Opening Date 10 March 1993
Last Date 13 March 1993
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Its ideas and their skilful realisation in this spectacular venue create an atmosphere of rare magic- one that is built on sound, design and movement.." SMH.
The Biennale of Sydney’s letter to ANMM: "Congratulations on an absolutely wonderful evening…I think your vision and idea of Entr’acte in the Museum and Darling Harbour space was exciting and obviously worked very well. The media review was good and the opening audience was obviously enthralled by the outstanding spaces. ….”
29/10 - 11/11/1991 First workshop exchange with splinters for what was then known as "Site Show" (renamed "Waterborne") at Plunkett street PS, Woolloomooloo. see teaching file.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Test Outdoor Entertainment
Visual Theatre
Group-devised
Avant-garde
Corporeal Theatre
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Julieanne Campbell Administrator Administrative assistant
Peter Craig Assistant Stage Manager Production assistant
Simon Wise Assistant Stage Manager Production assistant
Robert Lloyd Composer
Pierre Thibaudeau Designer
Elisabeth Burke Director
John Bayliss Dramaturg
Elio Gatti Dramaturg
Pascal Baxter Lighting Designer
Robert Lloyd Musical Director
David Branson Performer
Peter Garran Performer
Sawung Jabo Performer
Bruce Keller Performer
Katia Molino Performer
Deborah Pollard Performer
Anne Sinclair Performer
Binh Duy Ta Performer
Simon Terrill Performer
Pierre Thibaudeau Performer
Indra Utama Performer
David Bishop Photographer
Jenni Carter Photographer ANMM staff photographer
Pascal Baxter Production Manager
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Following 3 cultural exchanges in Indonesia, Waterborne brought together artists from Indonesia, as well as the Splinters group from Canberra. Workshops were shared during rehearsal/development. Entr'acte initiated the first performance outside and within the ANMM.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record March 1993
Review Jill Sykes, “Rare magic on the harbour”, Sydney Morning Herald, 12 March 1993. Jill Sykes, “Choice taste of Java”, Sydney Morning Herald, March 1993.
Review “Signals” ANMM’s quarterly magazine, Autumn 1993, Cover photo, & p.2. “Signals” ANMM’s quarterly magazine, Winter 1993, with photo p.23.
Entr'acte Archives ETV03 & EPV04, Video ETL26 Audio Dat
Review Preview, “Maritime of Your Life”, NINE TO FIVE, 8 March,, 1993. p.15. Emphasis that Entr’acte were performing in a new venue. “Waterborne”, Arts, 8 March 1993, page 19. “Waterborne theatre”, The Drum Media Promotes Robert Lloyd, sawing Jabo, Indra Utama, …..
Entr'acte Archives EPT06 - teaching file. C098/EPT07 research on voice and sound for Waterborne.
Entr'acte Archives ETL10: folders of programs, publicity and reviews EP19 Slides ETL03 Slides
Event Identifier 17591