Event Ribbons Of Steel: Cantata
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Venue BHP Steelworks, Mayfield North, NSW
Umbrella Event Ribbons Of Steel
First Date 26 August 1999
Opening Date 26 August 1999
Last Date 1 September 1999
Dates Estimated No
Status Community
World Premiere Yes
Description Ribbons Of Steel was a series of large scale, visually spectacular performances commemorating and celebrating the 84 years of BHP steelmaking in Newcastle, marking the day of closure. The Cantata was the central performance of the festival.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Community
Physical Theatre
Subjects Australian National Identity
Working Life
Name Function Notes
Linden Allen Actor
Lance Anderson Actor
Danny Boyd Actor
Sandra Rosier Actor
Jillian Searant Actor
Brooke Shepherd Actor
Nigel Stace Actor
David Branson Artistic Director
Brian Joyce Artistic Director
Phillip Rutherford Composer
Ron Grice Conductor
Kim Sutherland Conductor
Stuart Vaskess Designer
Brian Joyce Librettist
David Grinstead Lighting Designer
David Grinstead Production Manager
Clint Hurrell Set Designer
Christopher Allen Singer
Emma Pratt Singer
Craig Macdonald Sound Designer
Clint Hurrell Special Effects
Adam Kealy Special Effects
Andrew Macdonald Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 64667