Aboriginal Ballet Dancers of Australia, Now and Then; Our Forgotten Heroes

    Mary Joyce Miller – 1959 Mary auditioned and was accepted as a member of the West Australian Ballet Company

Artist
Mary Miller, Noel Tovey, Roslyn Watson, Damian Smith, Lillian Crombie, Ella Havelka, Evie Ferris

Nation
AUS

Price ($)
FREE

Date
7 May Sunday 6.30pm

Duration
90 mins

Venue
Melbourne Town Hall
Swanston Street, Melbourne

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7 May 23 Nov Australia/Melbourne Aboriginal Ballet Dancers of Australia, Now and Then; Our Forgotten Heroes http://yirramboi.net.au/events/aboriginal-ballerina-panel/ Artist: Mary Miller, Noel Tovey, Roslyn Watson, Damian Smith, Lillian Crombie, Ella Havelka, Evie Ferris Nation: AUS Price ($): FREE Duration: 90 mins Join us for this historical moment as we bring together seven Aboriginal ballet dancers of Australia. Co-hosted by the founder of BlaKDance Marilyn Miller and the Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet David McAllister, this panel will take you on a journey of history, friendship, generosity and hope. Immersed in the crimes of colonialism, these indomitable human beings rose up from missions in the 1950s, children’s homes and broken families, forging careers as ballet dancers, trailblazing pathways for the future generations. This panel is the culmination of a dream by Roslyn Watson, to bring all the ballet dancers together. Panellists include: Mary Miller, Noel Tovey, Roslyn Watson, Lillian Crombie, Damian Smith, Ella Havelka and Evie Ferris. Our forgotten heroes. Melbourne Town Hall RMIT School of Art art.school@rmit.edu.au

Join us for this historical moment as we bring together seven Aboriginal ballet dancers of Australia.

Co-hosted by the founder of BlaKDance Marilyn Miller and the Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet David McAllister, this panel will take you on a journey of history, friendship, generosity and hope. Immersed in the crimes of colonialism, these indomitable human beings rose up from missions in the 1950s, children’s homes and broken families, forging careers as ballet dancers, trailblazing pathways for the future generations. This panel is the culmination of a dream by Roslyn Watson, to bring all the ballet dancers together.

Panellists include: Mary Miller, Noel Tovey, Roslyn Watson, Lillian Crombie, Damian Smith, Ella Havelka and Evie Ferris.

Our forgotten heroes.

Acknowledgements

Presented By BlaKDance, YIRRAMBOI and Australian Ballet

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