Event Mathinna
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Bangarra Dance Theatre 2008 Season
First Date 22 July 2008
Opening Date 22 July 2008
Last Date 23 August 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A new production from Bangarra Dance Theatre. Based on the story of Mathinna, a young Indigenous girl who is adopted by Governor Sir John Franklin and abandoned upon their return to England.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Contemporary
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Produced
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Created
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Stolen generations
Name Function Notes
David Page Composer
Elma Kris Dancer
Stephen Page Director
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House What's On Brochure, Jul 2008
Newspaper Sydney Morning Herald, Metro Guide, July 11 - 17, 2008
Event Identifier 76470