International Tour Program & Cast Sheet | 2006

  • North East Arnhem Land
  • Program, Resources

Stephen Page's spellbinding work Bush is inspired by the Dreamtime creation stories of Arnhem Land.

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From the last breath of sunset to the first finger-light of dawn, the audience enters a mysterious and secret space – reptilian creatures slither from dark caves, a moth emerges from its cocoon, the land erupts pushing up mountains and carving waterholes – the world is being born.

Bush is a lush and hypnotic celebration of dance, ritual and music. It’s inspiration comes from Stephen Page’s relationship over many years with Arnhem Land and his traditional mothers like Kathy Balngayngu Marika.