Waltzing the Wilarra by David Milroy

www.yirrayaakin.com.au WALTZING THE WILARRA was commissioned by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and received it’s World Premiere on 5 February 2011, at Subiaco Arts Centre as part of the Perth International Arts Festival 2011. Cast: Jessica Clarke, Ernie Dingo, Trevor Jamieson, Alexandra Jones, Kelton Pell, Tim Solly, Irma Woods and Ursula Yovich. Band: Ric Eastman, Wayne Freer, David Milroy, Lucky Oceans and Bob Patient. Producer/Presenter: Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company WRITER/COMPOSER: David Milroy DIRECTOR: Wesley Enoch MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Wayne Freer SET DESIGN: Jacob Nash COSTUME DESIGN: Isaac Lummis LIGHTING DESIGN: Trent Suidgeest SOUND DESIGN: Kingsley Reeve CHOREOGRAPHER: Claudia Alessi DRAMATURG: Sally Richardson Synopsis: Join Charlie, Elsa and Fay, as they take you on a journey in music, song and dance back to 1940’s post-war Perth. Against a backdrop of curfews, and the fear of arrest for consorting, White and Black manage to form their own club. Here for a night they can experience rare happy times singing, dancing and with a little luck…find romance! Forty years on, as the club faces demolition, and our three characters stage a reunion almost as a protest. The trio reflects upon loves lost and found, as dark secrets are revealed, and we discover that reconciliation is more than saying sorry. In a post-‘sorry’ world finding another level of forgiveness is at the heart and soul of WALTZING THE WILARRA*. WALTZING THE WILARRA is an original theatre work written and

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