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Cut the Sky single work   drama   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'Cut the Sky is a new dance theatre work that explores the relationship between humanity and the environment from an indigenous point of view at a time of global environmental change.' (Marrugeku website)

Production Details

  • Concept: Dalisa Pigram and Rachael Swain

    Poems: Edwin Lee Mulligan

    Director: Rachael Swain

    Choreographers: Dalisa Pigram and Serge Aimé Coulibaly

    Dramaturg: Hildegard de Vuyst

    Musical Director: Matthew Fargher

    Media designers & visual concept: Sonal Jain and Mriganka Madhukaillya (Desire Machine Collective)

    Set and Costume Designer: Stephen Curtis

    Lighting Designer: Damien Cooper

    Cultural Adviser: Patrick Dodson

    Cast/co-creators:Miranda Wheen,Ngaire Pigram,Eric Avery,Josh Mu,Dalisa Pigram, and Edwin Lee Mulligan.

    Musicians and vocals in recordings: Lorrae Coffin, Konrad Park, Kelly Ottaway, Andry Sculthorpe, Michael Fortescue
 and Ruth Langford

    Backing Vocals: Kartanya Maynard

    Voice of Bill Grayden: Peter Docker

    Engineer and production: Don Bate

    Premieres at the Perth International Arts Festival, 27 February - 1 March, 2015.

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Works about this Work

Cut the Sky Review – Angry and Political Story Told through Dance and Theatre Brigid Delaney , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 15 January 2016;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
'Multi-faceted, fast moving and dark, Marrugeku’s latest work gives an Indigenous perspective to climate change.'
Cut The Sky Review : Dystopian Vision of Climate Refugees an Elegant Indigenous Parable Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 7 July 2016;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
'Combining poetry, song, video and contemporary dance, Cut The Sky is an interdisciplinary performance from Broome-based company Marrugeku​ Theatre that refocuses environmental issues, especially climate change, through the lens of Aboriginal knowledge and belief. ...'
No Space for Indigenous Work on Main Stage Matthew Westwood , 2016 single work
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 September 2016; (p. 15)
Climate Right for Cut the Sky 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 11 February no. 594 2015; (p. 3)
'The world premiere of Cut the Sky by Indigenous dance theatre group Marrugeku will be performed at the Perth International Arts Festival this month.'
How Indigenous Philosophy Could Help Us Understand Climate Change Monica Tan , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 26 February 2015;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
Cut the Sky Review – Angry and Political Story Told through Dance and Theatre Brigid Delaney , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 15 January 2016;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
'Multi-faceted, fast moving and dark, Marrugeku’s latest work gives an Indigenous perspective to climate change.'
How Indigenous Philosophy Could Help Us Understand Climate Change Monica Tan , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 26 February 2015;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
Cut The Sky Review : Dystopian Vision of Climate Refugees an Elegant Indigenous Parable Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 7 July 2016;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
'Combining poetry, song, video and contemporary dance, Cut The Sky is an interdisciplinary performance from Broome-based company Marrugeku​ Theatre that refocuses environmental issues, especially climate change, through the lens of Aboriginal knowledge and belief. ...'
Climate Right for Cut the Sky 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 11 February no. 594 2015; (p. 3)
'The world premiere of Cut the Sky by Indigenous dance theatre group Marrugeku will be performed at the Perth International Arts Festival this month.'
No Space for Indigenous Work on Main Stage Matthew Westwood , 2016 single work
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 September 2016; (p. 15)
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