2000 Grey Panthers

2000 Grey Panthers


    Darwin Entertainment Centre Studio, Darwin City

    Throughout the year, 2000

    The turn of the century occurred, the year 2000, and the Grey Panthers did not slow down, with many smaller performances becoming a mainstay of their year. The women performed for Palmerston International Women’s Day, Parap Family Fun (performing Spice Girls - 'Spice Up Your Life'), at the RAAF Base for Rev Up Life Be In It (performing a marching routine), a special performance and interaction with U3A - NTU and some Prague Delegates, at the North Darwin RSL Veterans Day, the NT Ballroom Dancing Association, and Ausdance Dance Week. Other performances included the 'Time' dance, 'History Repeating', 'It's Not Unusual' and reciting Del's Poem. They also had a special seniors' workshop for Dance Week.

    To finish the year the women performed as guest artists in Love Vs Gravity, dancing 'Imperfect Love', and 'That’s Why the Lady’s a Tramp'.

    Creative Team

    Program Leaders: David McMicken, Merrilee Mills
    Choreographers: David McMicken


    Lucy Aylett, Kath Baldwin, Kay Brown, Adie Bruce, Betty Chapman, Jean Dempsey, Audrey Gorring, Crena Hemmings, Glad Morris, Shirley Somers, Hanna Stamm, Audrey Svara, and Mavis Waddell

    Tracks 2000

    Artistic Directors: David McMicken and Tim Newth
    Office Administration: Heather Richards
    Bookkeeper: Lynn Bramham
    Production Manager: Eunice De Ramos

    Committee Members:  David Taylor (Chair), Jackie Wurm (Vice-Chair), Glenn Bernardin (Treasurer), Rukshana Ramachandran (Secretary/Public Officer), Ken Conway, Kay Brown, Tania Lieman (Ordinary Committee Members), David McMicken and Tim Newth (Ex-Officio Members)

    front Del Cooke back L-R Lucy Aylett, Audrey Gorring, Adie Bruce, Bette Chapman, Mavis Waddell, Hanna Stamm, Kath Baldwin, Glad Morris. Batchelor Area School. Photographer David McMicken
    from back l-r Mavis Waddell, Glad Morris, Kay Brown, Audrey Gorring. Love Vs Gravity. Photographer Therese Ritchie
    l-r Bette Chapman (Hand over face), Shirley Somers, Glad Morris, Kay Brown, Audrey Gorring. Love Vs Gravity. Photographer Therese Ritchie
    l-r Glad Morris, Mavis Waddell, Jean Demspey, Kay Brown, Kath Baldwin, Audrey Gorring, Adie Bruce. Love Vs Gravity. Photographer Therese Ritchie
    back row l-r Adie Bruce, Kath Baldwin, Lucy Aylett, Bette Chapman, Shirley Somers, Hanna Stamm, Audrey Svara, Mavis Waddell, Glad Morris (In front of Mavis) low front Audrey Gorring. Love Vs Gravity. Photographer David McMicken

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    “Seeing the Grey Panthers perform as the Safe Sex Nanna's was a highlight for me. I don’t think I have ever had a Nanna hand me a condom and tell me to be safe.” Love Versus Gravity audience member

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