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Lyndon Terracini Lyndon Terracini i(A83616 works by)
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1 3 Yarrabah! The Musical Lyndon Terracini , Yarrabah Community , Rhoda Roberts (director), 2012 single work musical theatre

'Opera Australia and the Yarrabah Indigenous Community of Far North Queensland join forces for this world premiere musical. Directed by Rhoda Roberts, this innovative production tells the stories and history of Yarrabah through spoken word, dance and song, performed with a live band and featuring an original score by Shenzo Gregorio, with choreography by Marilyn Miller. Featuring many of the young people and elders of the Yarrabah Community, alongside artists Casey Donovan, Troy Brady and Nick Backstrom, 'YARRABAH! The Musical' is both striking and extraordinary.


'Yarrabah! The Musical' is over two years in the making, brought about by ongoing conversations between Opera Australia's Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and the people of Yarrabah. It is part of Opera Australia's ongoing commitment to telling a broad range of Australian stories, building them from the grass roots and making genuine connections with communities.


The production takes place in Bishop Malcolm Park at the end of August [2012] with audiences sitting out on the grass surrounded by Yarrabah's natural beauty. There are two performances, the first of which is closed for the community. The final evening performance will be a public performance and a true celebration of the enduring culture of Yarrabah itself.' (Source : http://www.opera-australia.org.au/whatson/community/yarrabah)

1 Wanted: Discordant Underdogs Lyndon Terracini , 2009 extract prose
— Appears in: The Australian , 11 November 2009; (p. 16)
1 1 y separately published work icon A Regional State of Mind: Making Art Outside Metropolitan Australia Lyndon Terracini , Redfern : Currency House , 2007 Z1359800 2007 single work criticism 'This essay explores the role of culture, art and community in our lives. It also examines the making of Australian theatre...It also examines the structural composition of artistic management...' - from the author's Introduction.
1 The Culture of Place: Making Australian Theatre Lyndon Terracini , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 18-29)
The 2005 Rex Cramphorn Memorial Lecture was delivered at the Pacific Theatre, NIDA, 7 November 2005. Aubrey mellor OAM, Director of NIDA, introduced the lecture: an extract of his introduction is followed by the full text of Lyndon Terracini's address.
1 Theatre of the Everyday Lyndon Terracini , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 November 2005; (p. 3)
1 3 form y separately published work icon The Widower Lyndon Terracini , ( dir. Kevin Lucas ) 2004 Z1134392 2004 single work film/TV

'Structured around a collection of quintessential Les Murray poems that offer an engaging story about two Australian men - a father and son - who have lost the most treasured woman in their lives, The Widower is a poetically conceived music-drama that explores themes of ageing, isolation, loss and love in an Australian rural setting.'
(Source: The Australian Film Commission website, http://www.afc.gov.au/)

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