Event Mathinna
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Venue Playhouse, South Bank, QLD
First Date 29 May 2008
Opening Date 29 May 2008
Last Date 7 June 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A girl's journey between two worlds. Born of Flinders Island Tasmania in 1835 young Mary was adopted into the household of the governor Sir John and Lady Franklin and renamed Mathinna. Later Mathinna was sent the the Queen's Orphan School in Hobart and ultimately rejoined the last remaining of her people at a settlement in Oyster Cove.

Contemporary dance piece.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Produced
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Created
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Stephen Page Choreographer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure QPAC Museum
Magazine Scene Magazine 4/6/2008
Newspaper Koori Mail 26/3/2008
Magazine Queensland Pride April 2008
Newspaper Sunday Mail Brisbane 11/5/2008
Event Identifier 74928