Report to the Community 2011 - Page 15

2011 Melbourne Festival From 6 to 22 October 2011, Melbourne Festival presented a feast of theatre, dance, music and visual arts from both Australian and international companies and artists to the city of Melbourne. Theatre Music – Contemporary Outdoor Events Aftermath – Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen (USA) Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson, Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz (USA) Angels-Demons. Parade – AES+F (Russia) Foley – Ilbijerri Theatre Company (Australia) Bachelorette (New Zealand), Rat Vs Possum (Australia) Ganesh Versus the Third Reich – Back to Back Theatre (Australia) Black Dice (USA), Lucky Dragons (USA) Half-Real – The Border Project (Australia) Konono No. 1 (Congo), Bachelorette (New Zealand) Hedda Gabler – Schaubühne Berlin (Germany) Lucky Dragons (USA), Geoffrey O’Connor (Australia) Journeys of Love & More Love – motiroti (International) Mono (Japan), Wintercoats (Australia), Kangaroo Skull (Australia) Rhinoceros in Love – National Theatre Company (China) notes from the hard road and beyond Joss Stone, Rickie Lee Jones, Mavis Staples, Emmanuel Jal, Paul Dempsey, The Black Arm Band (International) Site Unseen – Theatre Works (Australia) The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane – Pan Pan Theatre (Ireland) Whiteley’s Incredible Blue – Barry Dickens (Australia) Okkervil River (USA), Roller One (Australia) Sulumi (China), Qua (Australia) Dance The Narcicyst (Iraq), Omar Offendum (Syria) Assembly – Chunky Move & Victorian Opera (Australia) Will Sheff (USA), Jimmy Stewart (Australia), Mike Noga (Australia) Aviary – Phillip Adams BalletLab (Australia) Visual Arts Double Think – Byron Perry (Australia) A Different Temporality (Australia) Political Mother – Hofesh Shechter Company (UK) In camera and in public (International) Intimate Publics – Utopia (International) We Came from the East – Jecko Siompo (Indonesia) It’s a jungle in here – Isobel Knowles & Van Sowerwine (Australia) Music James Rhodes (UK) KURSK: An Oratorio Requiem – Davis Chisholm (International) Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra (International) Quartethaus – ANAM (Australia) look closer – Daniel King (Australia) Power to the People (International) Tall Man – Vernon Ah Kee (Australia) The Solo Projects – Andreas Exner (Germany) & Rose Nolan (Australia) War at a Distance – Harun Farocki (Germany) Sun Rings – Kronos Quartet (USA) The Manganiyar Seduction – Roysten Abel (India) The Visionary – Seraphim Trio (Australia) Page 15 Cacophony: The Art of Conflict – The Electric Canvas (Australia) Circus Tom Tom Crew – Strut & Fret (Australia) Opera Mozart’s The Magic Flute – Isango Ensemble (South Africa) Film Give Peace a Chance – AFTRS (Australia) Forums & Discussions Come Together: Artists in Conversation (Australia) Intimate Publics – Utopia @ Asialink (International) Jello Biafra (USA) Provocateur: The Rebellious Text – Red Stitch (Australia) You Say You Want a Revolution – The Wheeler Centre (International)