The waiting room

Parrot Video 2002, The waiting room, The New Ballroom, Trades Hall, 15 M.

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Performance name The waiting room
Creator(s) Parrot Video
Contributor(s) Berry, Valerie
Chisholm, Adrienne
Hawker, Sam
Hawker, Stephen
Heard, Carly
Kerr, Liberty
Lagarto, Richard
Moussa, Wahibi
Mouzakis, Steve
Ramos, Rolando
Year presented/published 2002
Publisher Melbourne Workers Theatre; PlatForM 27
Place of publication Carlton South, Vic.
Performance venue The New Ballroom, Trades Hall
Performance end date 15 May - 1 Jun 2002
Description of performance 1 MP4 file (1 hr 40 min)
Summary Recording of The Waiting Room, a coproduction between Melbourne Workers Theatre and PlatForM 27. Explores the personal side of “waiting” in a detention centre. Sparked by ongoing controversy surrounding Australia’s refugee policies. Group-devised piece directed by Richard Lagarto. Opening credits over soundscape at beginning of show. Audience shown filing in, some audience interaction at beginning of performance – audience assessed and classified into groups. 01:37:12 special thanks surtitles, and closing credits. Audience leave, final image of empty space.
Keyword(s) Immigration
Notes Contact Deakin University Library for access to MOV file.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Copyright notice ©2002, Parrot Video
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Document type: Performance
Collection: Melbourne Workers Theatre
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