Event The Collapsible Man
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Venue Dancehouse, North Carlton, VIC
Umbrella Event Melbourne Fringe Festival
First Date 12 October 2001
Opening Date 12 October 2001
Last Date 20 October 2001
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "The Greatest Travelling Delineator and Seriocomic Lecturer! Gerard van Dyck takes you on a gothic journey into a carnival world, creating a sad and beautiful tale about a man who learns to accept the principles of uncertainty. The Collapsible Man is inspired by the slapstick characters of Ameican 1920s silent films, from Buster Keaton to Harpo Marx."
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Physical Theatre
Name Function Notes
Gerard Van Dyck Choreographer
Franc Tetaz Composer
Gerard Van Dyck Director
Niklas Pajanti Lighting Designer
Niklas Pajanti Lighting Operator
Gerard Van Dyck Performer
Hans Van Dyck Set and/or Property Maker
Peter Brundle Set Designer
Hans Van Dyck Set Designer
Katie Symes Sound Operator/Engineer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Return season in 2003 as part of Playbox's Inside 03: The Technology Project for Melbourne International Arts Festival.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure ACT Heritage Library
Web Kage website
Flyer ACT Heritage Library
Event Identifier 76761