Rehearsing 'Birth of Bennelong' from Bennelong in the studio

  • Choreography, Behind the Scenes

This ceremonial section of Bennelong breathes Bennelong's character to life. It represents the line of initiations Bennelong has gone through to become Bennelong the man. It speaks of what has prepared him in life to assume the difficult and pivotal role of interpreter and navigator of colonial practices.

Elma Kris, Tyrel Dulvarie, Luke Currie-Richardson, Waangenga Blanco, Beau Dean Riley Smith, Kaine Sultan-Babij, Daniel Riley, Baden Hitchcock, Deborah Brown and Rikki Mason rehearsing 'Birth of Bennelong' from Bennelong in the studio, 5 May 2017