Fire - A Retrospective

Choreography:

Stephen Page, Frances Rings, Bernadette Walong-Sene

Artistic Director:

Stephen Page

Premiered in 2009 at Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

In 2009 Bangarra Dance Theatre celebrates 20 years of bringing Australia and the world its unique, exciting and inspirational dance theatre.

Fire – A Retrospective features the most memorable and potent elements of the company’s repertoire during this extraordinary and dynamic artistic period.

Featuring Bangarra’s exciting design installations, multi-media imagery and choreographic highlights from Ochres, Fish, Skin, Bush, Corroboree and many other much-loved works, Fire – A Retrospective takes audiences on the company’s journey across 40,000 years.


This retrospective displays just how diverse the company is. From the exuberant corroborees to the most confronting exploration of social issues, Bangarra covers a lot of ground

Sunday Herald Sun


Credits

Concept & Direction
  • Stephen Page
Choreography
  • Stephen Page, Frances Rings and Bernadette Walong-Sene
Music
  • David Page, Steve Francis
Cultural Consultants
  • Djakapurra Munyarryun, Kathy Balngayngu Marika, Jensen Warusam, Isaac Waia
Set Design
  • Peter England
Costume Design
  • Jennifer Irwin
Lighting Design
  • Jo Mercurio, Mark Howett, Karen Norris, Trudy Dalgleish, Nick Schlieper
Film Editor
  • Rochelle Oshlack

Touring Info

  • 2009 National Tour: VIC, NSW, QLD, ACT

Awards

Best Ballet or Dance Work, Helpmann Award
  • Bangarra Dance Theatre
Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Production, Helpmann Award
  • Stephen Page
Outstanding Performance by a Company, Australian Dance Award
  • Bangarra Dance Theatre