Event True Stories
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Venue Playhouse, South Bank, QLD
First Date 7 June 2007
Opening Date 7 June 2007
Last Date 16 June 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Two works: "X300" choreographed by Frances Rings. In the 1950s a series of explosions was conducted on Maralinga Tjarutja traditional lands. The code name of the test site was X300. This new work powerfully explores a landscape declared vacant and cleared of occupation but which in reality became a contaminated desert which poisoned people.
"Emeret Lu" ("Very Old Things") choroegraphed by Elam Kris. The passsion and energy of the traditional people of the Torres Strait fuels this new work. Elma Kris explores her people's love of the land, the seas and each oth
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Indigenous
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Produced
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Created
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Name Function Notes
Stephen Page Artistic Director
Elma Kris Choreographer
Frances Rings Choreographer
Steve Francis Composer
David Page Composer
Jennifer Irwin Costume Designer
Glenn Hughes Lighting Designer
Genevieve Dugard Set Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 71079