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Marrugeku - Jurrungu Ngan-ga / straight talk



Year / Length:2021, 82' (European premiere)
Concept:Dalisa Pigram and Rachael Swain with Patrick Dodson
Choreography:Dalisa Pigram with the performers
Direction:Rachael Swain
Performance dramaturgy:Hildegard de Vuyst
Cultural dramaturgy:Behrouz Boochani, Patrick Dodson, Omid Tofighian
Music:Sam Serruys, Paul Charlier, Rhyan Clapham (aka DOBBY)
Sound design:Sam Serruys & Paul Charlier
Set design:Abdul-Rahman Abdullah
Costume design:Andrew Treloar
Lighting design:Damien Cooper
Co-choreography and performance:Czack (Ses) Bero, Emmanuel James Brown, Chandler Connell, Luke Currie-Richardson, Issa el Assaad, Macon Riley, Bhenji Ra, Feras Shaheen, Miranda Wheen
Co-choreography and performance (2018 – January 2022):Zachary Lopez
Production manager and lighting operator:Aiden Brennan
Co-choreography and performance in initial development:Eric Avery & Yilin Kong
Audio technician:Raine Paul
Company manager:Denise Wilson
Producer and tour manager:Natalie Smith
Additional music:Far from Home, composed by : Farhad Bandesh & Anna Liebzeit, recorded vocals sung in Kurdish : Farhad Bandesh, The Ha Dub Rewerk’d, composed and performed by MikeQ, Jalangurru Wiyi, live vocals sung in Bunuba : Emmanuel James Brown
Additional instrumental recordings:Natasha Rumiz (viola)
Additional choreography:Krump Army: Stacy Peke aka Red Ladybrui5er
Marrugeku patron:Senator the Hon Patrick Dodson
Marrugeku Board:Debra Pigram (Chair), Matthew Fargher (Secretary), Tegan Gasior (Treasurer), Nancia Guivarra, David Malacari, Ninielia Mills, Dalisa Pigram & Rachael Swain
Marrugeku Staffartistic co-directors:Dalisa Pigram & Rachael Swain
General manager:Guy Boyce
Producer and operations manager:Natalie Smith
Strategy & sales:Justin Macdonnell
Commissioned by:Carriageworks, International Summer Festival Kampnagel, Hamburg with Körber-Stiftung and the City of Melbourne through Arts House
Cultural and content warning:Jurrungu Ngan-ga contains depictions of violence, racial abuse and police/border security brutality as well as references to self-harm. This performance contains the names of people who have passed away. The performance also contains partial nudity and low-level strobe light, and is recommended for ages 15+.
Note:The perfomance of the 30.07 will be followed by a conversation with the choreographers
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