Big Skies Collaborators David Clarkson of Sydney’s Stalker Theatre Company, composer Peter Kennard, and producer Virgina Hyam are working with other professionals and local communities to develop a major outdoor theatre production for 2019, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. They expect to get locals up and dancing the full length and breadth of our 700 Kilometre Array when this project is fully funded, and with some truly ‘ cosmic’ new interactive technologies.
For more on the R&D for this show, see Merrill’s blog post, Doing the Arts/Science/Techno Thing In Inland NSW
Stalker’s most recent production, Creature: an adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo, was commissioned for Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Out Of The Box Festival. It opened in Brisbane in June 2016 and has since been performed at other venues, including the Sydney Opera House in April 2017. It will tour China in late 2017. More about Creature, and more …
Some of Stalker’s other productions …
This is but a taste of what we can expect from Stalker Theatre as part of our Big Skies Collaboration.
Top photo credits: Galaxy clusters in the cosmic web, European Space Agency, courtesy K. Dolag, Universitäts-Sternwarte München, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany.
Page created 26 June 2016. Revised 23 April 2017.