Event Refractions v.2 & Worlds Apart
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Venue Playhouse, Newcastle, NSW
Umbrella Event Entr’acte AETT (NSW ACT Vic) Tour 1984
First Date 28 June 1984
Opening Date 28 June 1984
Last Date 30 June 1984
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A series of works inspired by the Bauhaus. The emphasis is on movements of the body, interwoven with light, colour, music and occasional sound.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Visual Theatre
Corporeal Theatre
Name Function Notes
Christopher Allen Administrator
Peter Kerin Composer
Jean-Louis Buhagiar Costume Designer
Mary Shanahan Costume Maker
Elisabeth Burke Devisor
Christian Mattis Devisor
Pierre Thibaudeau Devisor
Gary Luke Lighting Designer
Lesley Buckley Performance Artist
Elisabeth Burke Performance Artist
Rosie Herberte Performance Artist
Pierre Thibaudeau Performance Artist
Christian Tremblay Performance Artist
Brian Findlay Properties Master / Mistress
Jennifer Rose Properties Master / Mistress
Geoff Cobham Technician
Trevor O'Conner Technician
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Australia Council awarded a Touring and Access Grant
Data Source
Source Description
Review Jill Sykes, “Different, but still exciting”, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, June 2, 1982, Entr'acte Archives.
Report AETT: Annual Report 1984, Chairman Andrew Brigger’s address, p. 4, Paragraph 2, “the corporeal mime company Entr'acte toured to Newcastle, Wollongong , Canberra and Melbourne, playing REFRACTIONS to capacity audiences and involving local groups in workshops”
Entr'acte Archives ETL26.1: Audio performance cassettes including ABC interview with Jill Sykes re Refractions 14/9/83, masters for Gt.Brit. ETL21-22; USPS_18,_40, _44, _50-52; EPV01&05 Videos
Review Warren Ashleigh, entire Dance page review of Refractions May , 1984, Sydney Gay News, June 1984, p.42, Entr'acte Archives.
Entr'acte Archives ETL10 - folder of programs, leaflets and reviews EP05: Photos and reviews across many iterations EP07: Photos, negs, proof sheets and & unmounted Slides ETL08: B&W photos and negs
CV EB&PT long CV-unedited 1979-1991, p.3, Entr’acte Archives: June 28-30,1984 Performances of Refractions at Playhouse Theatre , Newcastle. Also workshops and Performances of Worlds Apart for special groups. Sponsored by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust.
Review Records held by the Freewheels Theatre Company, Newcastle, NSW
Entr'acte Archives ETL02: slides - research slides of Paul Klee's work, Nullabor, Wave Rock, Pinnacles, The Performance Space 1984. Indonesia 86&87.
Review Preview, Geraldine O’Brien, “The Mime that shows the character”, The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday, May 21, 1984, Entr'acte Archives.
Review Brian Hoad, “Ballet is Loosing its footing”, (Dance page), The Bulletin, June 12, 1984. Entr’acte Archives.
Event Identifier 63337