OUR Land People Stories 2018

Choreography:

Jasmin Sheppard (Macq), Beau Dean Riley Smith & Daniel Riley (Miyagan) and Stephen Page (Nyapanyapa)

Artistic Director:

Stephen Page

When OUR land people stories premiered in 2016, it was acclaimed as “imaginative and evocative” (The Age), “visually spectacular” (Dance Australia) and “strong, resonant and resilient” (ArtsHub). We’re thrilled to be bringing it back in 2018 on a mammoth regional tour, visiting Newcastle, Dubbo, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Rockhampton, Mackay and Alice Springs.

OUR land people stories is a triple bill featuring three personal and profound works. Nyapanyapa, a work by Bangarra Artistic Director Stephen Page, is inspired by the beautifully textured painting of Yirrkala artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. Dancers Beau Dean Riley Smith and Daniel Riley explore the kinship systems of the Wiradjuri country in their work Miyagan, and the true history of Sydney is explored in Macq by Jasmin Sheppard, examining the two sides of Governor Macquarie. 

 

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Credits

Macq Choreography
  • Jasmin Sheppard
Miyagan Choreography
  • Beau Dean Riley Smith and Daniel Riley
Nyapanyapa Choreography
  • Stephen Page
Miyagan Music
  • Paul Mac
Nyapanyapa Music
  • Steve Francis
Macq Music
  • David Page
Set Design
  • Jacob Nash
Costume Design
  • Jennifer Irwin
Lighting Design
  • Matt Cox

Touring Info

  • Civic Theatre Newcastle 9 - 10 February
  • Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre 14 February
  • Empire Theatre Toowoomba 17 February
  • The Arts Centre Gold Coast 23 - 24 February
  • Rockhampton Regional Council 28 February
  • Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre 3 March
  • Araluen Arts Centre Alice Springs 9-10 March

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