1997 Grey Panthers

1997 Grey Panthers


    Brown's Mart Community Arts, Darwin City

    Throughout the Year, 1997

    1997 a year of performance for the Grey Panthers. The women performed Healthy Wealthy and Wise in Darwin and toured to Alice Springs, performing at Alice Springs Old Timers, Alice Springs Mall, Alukra Women’s Health and Araluen Arts Centre. Excerpts were performed in Darwin at the National Health Conference, Multiple Sclerosis Charity Concert, Darwin Fringe, U3A convention, Australian Breast Cancer Day - Kantillas, Arthritis Foundation - Nightcliff Sports Club.

    4WD, Sweat, Dust & Romance wowed the Festival of Darwin crowds, and Bodies of Light saw the women joining up with a men’s group in a show about a community’s response to HIV AIDS.

    Continuing with their on-off performances, they also presented dances for International Women’s Day, Ausdance Dance Week, and Darwin Old Timers, and a Charity Christmas show.

    Creative Team

    Program Leaders: Sarah Calver, with David McMicken
    Guest Tutors: Tim Newth, Merrilee Mills and Karyn Sassella
    Choreographers: Sarah Calver, David McMicken


    Inger Andersson, Kath Baldwin, Kay Brown, Adie Bruce, Del Cooke, Jo Davis, Audrey Gorring, Glad Morris, Greta Quong, Hanna Stamm, Audrey Svara, Mavis Waddell, Mary Ehn, and Jan Everingham

    Tracks Dance 1997

    Co-Artistic Directors: Sarah Calver, David McMicken, Tim Newth
    Administrator: Liann Stevenson

    [Under Brown's Mart Community Arts – Executive Officer Ken Conway]

    front l-r Glad Morris (Green top), Audrey Gorring, Jo Davis Back row l-r Adie Bruce, Del Cooke, Kay Brown, Audrey Svara. Healthy Wealthy and Wise
    l-r Greta Quong (back), Glad Morris, Audrey Svara, Del Cooke, Adie Bruce. 4WD Sweat Dust and Romance - Photographer John Donegan
    l-r Hanna Stamm, Terry Hine. Video Still Burundi Pictures
    l-r Kath Bladwin, Adie Bruce, Glad Morris, Greta Quong, Terry Hine, Kay Brown, Audrey Svara, Del Cooke. 4WD Sweat Dust and Romance
    l-r Kay Brown, Audrey Gorring, Adie Bruce, Jo Davis, Glad Morris, Inger Andersson, Greta Quong, Kath Baldwin, Audrey Svara. Healthy Wealthy and Wise Alice Springs Tour - Photographer Sarah Calver
    l-r Sarah Calver, Del Cooke, Audrey Svara, Adie Bruce, Inger Andersson, Glad Morris. Healthy Wealthy and Wise Alice Springs Tour - Photographer Sarah Calver
    l-r Kath Baldwin, Kay Brown, Jo Davis, Del Cooke, Hanna Staam, Sarah Calver, Glad Morris, Audry Svara, Audrey Gorring, Inger Anderson, Greta Quong. Healthy Wealthy and Wise Alice Springs Tour

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