Mathinna by Bangarra Dance Theatre. For Bangarra Dance Theatre and Page that’s a landmark moment. PART 2: MATHINNA. JO - TimeOut Sydney. Inspired by a girl's journey between two cultures, Mathinna traces the history of an Aboriginal girl removed from ... Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia . Mathinna – a production by Bangarra Dance Theatre Bangarra Dance Theatre’s production of Mathinna was created and premiered in 2008 in Sydney. Mathinna . T1 - Mathinna. The work was filmed at the Theatre Royal in Hobart in AB - Bangarra Dance Theatre's tale of indigenous Tasmanian Mathinna. This dance premiered at the Arts Centre Melbourne in 2008 and has been been performed widely all over Australia. Bangarra Dance Theatre was founded in 1989 by South African woman Cheryl Stone and Carole Johnson, an African-American. MATHINNA is an epic story told in the bold, shorthand strokes of Stephen Page and his team at Bangarra Dance Theatre. Resources developed by Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia with funding and support from the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The multi-award winning Mathinna is back in 2010 with an encore performance at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta In February. One of the greatest things about Stephen Page’s choreography is the way he is able to tell a story through dance. Librarians. If you get two nights, see it again.” The Age At the end of this scene, Mathinna’s spirit travels back to her father’s country continuing the kinship line and ensuring cultural survival. “If you get one night at the theatre, see this show Mathinna. This season was followed by performances in Melbourne and Brisbane. Lore CD. Mathinna became the archetype of the “stolen child” and, in this brand new work, Bangarra Dance Theatre recreates her powerful story of vulnerability and searching in an era of confusion and intolerance. Careers. I love Stephen Page’s choreography and I love Bangarra Dance Theatre. In ancient Egypt, priest and priestesses would perform stately movements mimicking significant events that had occurred, such as war and famine. Y1 - 2008/7/30. 2010. 422 2008; (p. 51) — Review of Mathinna 2008 single work drama Abstract Bangarra Dance Theatre is preparing to launch its production, Mathinna, a new work by award-winning artistic director Stephen Page. … Mathinna Study Guide PDF 1.84mb To protect and respect the wealth of culture and knowledge shared with Bangarra by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contributors and their communities, and Bangarra’s rights in its own content, you acknowledge and agree that: Inspired by a young girl's journey between two cultures, Mathinna traces the fragmented history of a young Tasmanian Aboriginal girl removed from her traditional life and adopted into Western colonial society, only to be ultimately returned to the fragments of her original heritage. AU - Manley, Pauline F. PY - 2008/7/30. This is the last chance for NSW to see this very special story of a girl's journey between two cultures. Bangarra Dance Theatre: Fish. With Introduction and Afterword by Barbara Bader. Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 2008 original production of Mathinna evokes the calamity, confusion and prejudice experienced by the members of the Stolen Generation. Sorry! Bangarra Dance Theatre is one of Australia's most successful Aboriginal performing arts companies, fusing Aboriginal culture with contemporary dance. While its source is the … History. Contact. Mathinna became the archetype of the ‘stolen child.' M3 - Article. Johnson toured Australia in 1972 with American choreographer Eleo Pomare and his company and remained in Australia. … Interview with Artistic Director: Stephen Page. Bangarra Dance Theatre recreates her powerful story of vulnerability and searching in an era of confusion and intolerance. 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