National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
[Bangarra Dance Theatre : programs and related material collected by the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 3526451
Format BookBook
Description 4 boxes of programs and miscellaneous pieces. 
Series

Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection

Summary

Material in the Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection consists of programs and related items for Australian performing arts organisations, Australian artists performing overseas, professional productions performed in Australia (including those featuring overseas performers) and overseas performances of Australian plays, music, etc.

Partial contents
  • Box 1: 1992 - 2000
  • Box 2: 2001 - 2007
  • Box 3: 2008 - 2012
  • Box 4: 2013 - 2017
 
Biography/History

Bangarra Dance Theatre is an Indigenous Australian contemporary dance company, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, and one of Australia’s leading performing arts companies. It was founded in 1989 by Carole Johnson, an African-American and founding director of National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA). Bangarra is the Wiradjuri word meaning "to make fire". Stephen Page has been the artistic director of Bangarra Dance Theatre since 1991, David Page is the composer and musical director of the company. The first full-length show Praying Mantis Dreaming was produced in 1992, and new works have been produced annually since. The company has toured overseas extensively, and made significant contributions to the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Subjects Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Dance companies -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Theater programs -- Australia.  |  Performing arts -- Australia.  |  Printed ephemera -- Australia.  |  Australian
Terms of Use Copyright restrictions may apply. 

To learn more about copyright and requesting copies watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.