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We’re thrilled to join Sydney Theatre Company to present the world premiere of Wudjang: Not the Past at Sydney Festival in January 2022. Directed and choreographed by Stephen Page and co-written with award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Bangarra’s Bennelong, Barbara and the Camp Dogs), this astonishing new work brings together 17 dancers, four musicians and five actors for our largest stage production to date.

Our Bangarra Dance Theatre Dancers will be joined by a stellar cast featuring Elaine Crombie, Elma Kris, Jess Hitchcock, Justin Smith and Trevor Jamieson, along with four musicians, Amaru Derwent, Brendon Boney, Tessa Nuku and Véronique Serret. This profoundly evocative piece of First Nations performance promises to be a benchmark Australian production.

Wudjang: Not the Past

By Stephen Page and Alana Valentine
Choreographed and Directed by Stephen Page
Music by Steve Francis
14 Jan – 12 Feb 2022
Roslyn Packer Theatre



Photo: Daniel Boud