Two Fold Journey

Two Fold Journey


    Jingili Water Gardens

    May 19, 2000

    This exciting project brought together young dancers and emerging choreographers. Conceived by Sri Lankan-born dancer Rukshana Ramachandran, the issues raised are firmly based on the reality of her own ever-unfolding journey.

    For many of Darwin’s young people, there are two folds to their own journey. The complexities of growing up in Darwin create its own twists and turns. If you or your family come from another place, especially another culture, an entirely different set of happenings enfolds you. TWO FOLD JOURNEY explores points of meeting and divergence.

    Creative Personnel

    Conception: Rukshana Ramachandran
    Producers and Directors: Tim Newth, David McMicken
    Choreographers: Betchay Mondragon, Rukshana Ramachandran, Joanna Noonan, Julia Quinn, David McMicken
    Additional Design: Joanna Barrkman (Sticks ‘n’ Stones)

    Lighting: Neil Macknight
    Sound Engineer: Ken Hutton, Kakadu Studios


    Allyson Arjibuk Mills, Josephine Thoma, Esperanza Estelle Quindara, Dana Rose Dizon, Margie Dizon, Roman Micairan, Jun Marquez, Benedict Slandanan, Carl Stinton, Susana Dizon, Karajayne Handberg, Vanessa Marquez, Jolanda George, Papri Saleh, Carolyn Dunkley, Matthew Dunkle, Bryn Gese

    Performance Groups

    Tracks Youth Dance Leaders
    Juniper Tree Dance Company (Juliette Hubbard, Angela Robertson, Jolanda George, Stephanie Quinn, Sid Vemuri, Ernst George, Tara Roberston, Aerin Langworth, Julia Quinn)
    Kilos Kultura - Filipino Performing Ensemble
    Darwin High School
    Nightcliff Secondary School
    Darwin High School Intensive English
    NT International Buddhist Temple

    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)

    Photo: Elka Kerkhofs (l-r) Juniper Tree Dance Company: (front) Jolanda George, Juliette Hubbard)
    Photo: Elka Kerkhofs (l-r) Kilos Kultura - Filipino Performing Ensemble (centre: Vanessa Marquez)
    Photo: Elka Kerkhofs (l-r) Kilos Kultura - Filipino Performing Ensemble. (centre) Susana Dizon
    Photo: Elka Kerkhofs (l-r) Darwin High School

    Explore Further

    A Culturally Diverse Voice

    Eras of Youth Dance


    "Journey of a lifetime." NT News

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