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Author Casey, Maryrose.

Title Creating frames : contemporary indigenous theatre 1967-1990 / Maryrose Casey
Published St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2004

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Description xxvii, 372 pages : portraits ; 20 cm
regular print
Contents Framed by assimilation -- Single Voices -- Fracturing the frame -- Nindethana -- One step beyond -- Potential pathways -- Collective Beginnings 1972 -- Organising collectively -- Black Theatre in Sydney -- The National Black Theatre -- The aftermath of 1972 -- The Critics' Response -- Framing the work -- Issues are too familiar -- The language -- The unfamiliar without comment -- Who speaks? -- A Precedent 1973-1977 -- Good ideas cost money -- National Seminar on Aboriginal Arts -- The Black Theatre Arts and Cultural Centre in Redfern -- The Cake Man -- Frustrated hopes -- Here Comes the Nigger -- Opening new doors -- Breaking into the mainstream -- Framed by Multiculturalism's Authenticity -- Jack Davis and Noongar Theatre 1978-1986 -- Creating new frames -- Melyarn (calling out, singing out) -- Kullark -- The Dreamers -- No Sugar -- Honey Spot -- Kwadjat kurl (going forward) -- On the Way to a Bran Nue Dae? 1986-1990 -- Creative challenges, national and regional -- Organising nationally -- The Aboriginal National Theatre Trust -- The bicentenary -- Organising locally: Bran Nue Dae -- The work continues -- Framed by Reconciliation -- Creative Control 1990-1997 -- Regional companies and national festivals -- The political 1990s -- Indigenous theatre companies -- Project-based productions and collaborations -- Festivals -- 1990s in frame -- Who's Who
Summary Provides the first significant social and cultural history of Indigenous theatre across Australia. Creating Frames traces the journey behind a substantial national body of work and its importance in ensuring that Indigenous voices are heard
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Drama.
Theater -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Australia -- History.
Australian drama -- Aboriginal Australian authors.
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity -- Drama.
Theater, Aboriginal Australian -- History -- 20th century.
Australian drama -- Aboriginal Australian authors -- History and criticism.
Australia -- Race relations -- Drama.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Drama.
LC no. 2004463447
ISBN 070223432X :