News & Current Tours

2017

On Tour
Mark Atkins
TURA New Music, Monash Academy Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra UK and Black Arm Band Sydney.

Planning to Tour 2017-2018
Dislocate's If These Walls Could Talk
acrobat It's Not For Everyone

World Premiere Season
Queensland Music Festival Isaac Project
Creative Producer large scale musical event Moranbah, QLD July 28 & 29


 

2016

On Tour
Mark Atkins
Pitch: Australian Performing Arts Market, Brisbane (music theatre concert commissioned by Black Arm Band),
dirtsong tour, Black Arm Band: New Zealand International Festival, Australia Now Brazil, the Barbican London UK and Malaysia; Gurindji Aboriginal Corporation; TURA New Music, AAPACC Conference and OzAsia Festival Adelaide.

Planning to Tour 2016-2017
Loose Canon's Trash Alchemy
Dislocate's If These Walls Could Talk
My Darling Patricia's The Piper
acrobat It's Not For Everyone

2015

World Premiere Seasons

acrobat It's Not For Everyone
In partnership with Hot House Theatre, Albury Mar 19 to 29

Queensland Music Festival One Hundred and One Years
Creative Producer large scale musical spectaculars Brisbane and Townsville July 16 to 19

Loose Canon's Trash Alchemy
In partnership with Casula Powerhouse Way Out West Festival July 14 and 15
http://www.wayoutwestfestival.com.au/#!trashalchemy/co8v

On Tour

Mark Atkins Trio
Mexico Tour October
Mark Atkins
Black Arm Band (Victoria, Tasmania, Northern Terriory); Australian Chamber Orchestra (Uluru), Arts House 10th Birthday (Melbourne), Take Heart Documentary Score (Melbourne)
Grungada Band
Mark Atkin's latest ensemble (Tamworth and Airlie Beach Festival)

My Darling Patricia's The Piper
Edinburgh Fringe Festival in partnership with Underbelly UK Aug 5 to 31

2014

World Premiere Seasons

My Darling Patricia's The Piper
Sydney Festival in partnership with Carriageworks Jan 9 to 18

My Darling Patricia's Mantle
Campbelltown Arts Centre Performance Studio Sept 11 to 13

Dislocate's If These Walls Could Talk
Melbourne Festival, Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Oct 24 to 26
https://www.melbournefestival.com.au/if-these-walls-could-talk/

Halcyon Macleod and Alice Osborne's Falling Woman
Performance Space, Track 8, November Nov 26 to 29

Deadly Directions The Fox and The Freedom Fighters
Performance Space, Bay 20, November Nov 12 to 22

In Development

acrobat new work It's Not For Everyone in research and development

On Tour

Mark Atkins Trio
European tour (France, Germany & Switzerland) March 19 to 26
Mark Atkins Solo
Aurora Festival (Parramatta and Blacktown), Gasgoyne Festival (WA), NAB Asia (China, Hong Kong and Japan), Tura WA Tour
Dislocate's If These Walls Could Talk
Johnny Walker The Journey Festival, Mumbai, India, December

Marketing and Advocacy

APAM, Brisbane, February
IETM, Marseille France, April

 

2013

Mark Atkins
Australian Chamber Orchestra The Reef, Australia and Hong Kong
Oz Fest, India (one month residency in Nepal and India)
Black Arm Band
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Recital Centre Kookaburra Who Stole The Moon
Mark Atkins Trio International touring to include La Reunion, Ecuador and Columbia
Philip Glass Ensemble Collaboration, Arts Centre
Further creative development and season of musical concert Yamatji Man
Queensland Theatre Company's Mother Courage
Madame Carandini,
Composer John Rogers, development showing, Queensland Music Festival
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Koln, Germany (collaboration with composer Wulfin Lieske)

acrobat Propaganda
International tours to France and Quebec from June 2013

My Darling Patricia
Recipients of an inaugural Annual Program Grant through Arts NSW, MDP developed Mantle, The Boat, Crawl Me Blood, The Piper and Alice Osborne's Falling Woman.

Dislocate
Seasons and touring of Curiosity

Favourite Handbag
Annabel Lines and Leisel Badorrek World Premiere season of Purse of the Mummy, in partnership with Casula Powerhouse, NSW.

Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor & Nadeena Dixon
In research and development for a trilogy including book, performance and documentary, based on the life of their Father/Grandfather Chicka Dixon titled The Fox and The Freedom Fighters.

Queensland Music Festival
Creative Producer Boomtown - QMF's signature regional event performed over four nights in July 2013.

ON TOUR 2012

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012
Aunty Rhonda Dixon Grovernor and Nadeena Dixon's The Fox and The Freedom Fighters
Skils Development in partnership with Performance Space

OCTOBER 2012
Mark Atkins Tour to India and Nepal
Rajasthan International Folk Festival & Siddhartha Art Gallery supported by the Australia India Cultural Council

SEPTEMBER 2012

Dislocate in creative development for Unit 4, Melbourne (August & September)

Mark Atkins and the Black Arm Band in Dirtsong
Saturday 1 September, Melbourne Recital Centre


Mark Atkins and Romano Crivici in Creative Development for Yamitji Man
August & September
Open Rehearsal Showing on Thursday 20 September @ Io Myers Studio, UNSW, Randwick


AUGUST 2012

Mark Atkins and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra in
Llewellyn Concert conducted by Nicholas Milton
22 & 23 August @ 7.30pm, Llewellyn Hall, Canberra

Mark Atkins and the Philip Glass Ensemble in NAQOYQATSI
Hamer Hall, The Arts Centre, Melbourne
Thursday 2 August @ 8pm

Eamon D'Arcy, Set & Costume Designer for Opera Australia
Yarrabah Community Opera, Cairns

Mark Atkins and Romano Crivici in Creative Development for Yamitji Man
August & September
Open Rehearsal Showing on Thursday 20 September @ Io Myers Studio, UNSW, Randwick

Mark Atkins and the Black Arm Band in Dirtsong
Sunday 26 August @ 8pm
The Amphitheatre, George's Green, Botanic Gardens as part of the Darwin Festival

Dislocate in creative development for Unit 4, Melbourne (August & September)

Mark Atkins and the Black Arm Band in Dirtsong
Saturday 1 September, Melbourne Recital Centre

MAY 2012
Mark Atkins on tour with the Australian Chamber Orchestra & Richard Tognetti
The Reef Project, May Residency & Tour
Gnaraloo, Carnarvon & Perth (Western Australia)

acrobat's Propaganda
Tour to Argentina
Circo Polo Festival, Buenos Aires
4 to 6 May

APRIL 2012
Marguerite Pepper & Kate Fryer (Dislocate)
Circostrada, Paris, France

My Darling Patricia's The Piper
Creative Development
Io Myers Studio, UNSW
10-28 April

Mark Atkins
Festival of the Winds, Bermagui
6-8 April

MARCH 2012
Black Dog Institute
International Conference, Project Managers and Liaison

Dislocate's Curiosity

Victorian Regional Tour
25 March @ 2pm & 4pm, Bayswater
29 March @ 1.30pm, Casterton Town Hall

FEBRUARY 2012

MPP @ The Australian Performing Arts Market
Adelaide Festival Centre
26 February to 1 March

My Darling Patricia's Posts in the Paddock Showcase Performance APAM
1 March @ 12.15pm in The Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre

JANUARY 2012
Dislocate's Curiosity
Gasworks, Melbourne
12-14 January



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World Premiere and Shows on the Road 2011

DECEMBER 2011
acrobat's propaganda
2-4 Dec:            Pontoise, L'apostrophe-Theatre des Louvrais, Paris, France
8-9 Dec:            Argenteuil, Centre culturel Le Figuier Blanc, Paris, France

NOVEMBER 2011
My Darling Patricia's Posts in the Paddock
Performance Space @ Carriageworks
9-19 November

acrobat's propaganda
9-26 Nov:          Copenhagen, Republique, Denmark

Mark Atkins
AWME Showcase
17-19 November

OCTOBER 2011
Dislocate's Unit 4
The Reginald, Seymour Centre. Sydney
Season continues to 15 October
www.thereginald.com

acrobat's propaganda
14-15 Oct:         Elbeuf, Cirque-Theatre d'Elbeuf, France
20-21 Oct:         Saint Medard, Le Carre, Bordeaux, France

Mark Atkins with the Black Arm Band
Melbourne Festival
22 October

Mark Atkins solo performance
Earth Station, Adelaide
23 October

SEPTEMBER 2011
Dislocate's Unit 4
The Reginald, Seymour Centre. Sydney
Preview 28 September
Season 29 September to 15 October

acrobat's propaganda
Belo Horizonte, Festival Mundial de Circo, Brazil
3-4 September

My Darling Patricia's Africa
Next Stage, Sydney Theatre Company
Season continues to 17 September
www.sydneytheatre.com.au/next-stage

Mark Atkins with Wantok Music, New Caledonia
6 September

Mark Atkins with the Black Arm Band
Performing murundak at Papunya

Mark Atkins with the Black Arm Band
Performing Dirtsong
Castlemaine Festival, Victoria

AUGUST 2011
acrobat's propaganda
20-23 Aug:        Sao Paulo, Sesc Belenzinho, Brazil
28-30 Aug:        Brasilia, Cena Contemporanea, Brazil

My Darling Patricia's Africa
Next Stage, Sydney Theatre Company
Season 29 August to 20 September
www.sydneytheatre.com.au/next-stage

JULY 2011
Queensland Music Festival Behind the Cane
A major community cultural engagement project in Bowen, Far North Queensland
28-30 July

My Darling Patricia's The Bear
Residency at the Rex Cramphorn Studio, University of Sydney
4-30 July

JUNE 2011
acrobat's propaganda
June 3 to 5:       Le Manege de Maubeuge, Maubeuge, France
June 10:            Festival Furies, Chalons-en-Champagne, France
June 17 to 26:   Oerol Festival, Terschelling Netherlands

MAY 2011

acrobat's propaganda
Chuncheon International Mime Festival, South Korea
22-24 May

Dislocate's 3 Speed Crunch Box
Chuncheon International Mime Festival, South Korea
22-28 May

APRIL 2011
Dislocate's Whipped
Hoopla Festival, Darling Harbour Sydney
21-26 April

Mark Atkins in the Black Arm Band
Ten Day on the Island with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
2 April

MY DARLING PATRICIA'S Africa Mobile States Tour (APRIL TO SEPTEMBER)
April     27-30               Arts House, Melbourne
May     04-07               State Theatre Centre, Studio Underground, Perth
May     11-14               Adelaide Festival Centre, The Space, Adelaide
May     18-21               Powerhouse, Brisbane
May     25-28               Salamanca Theatre, Hobart
June    03-04               Earle Arts Centre, Launceston
June    08                    Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst
June    11                    Lismore City Hall, Lismore
Aug     29-Sept 20      Next Stage, Wharf 2, Sydney

2010

IETM (November)
Attendance at IETM in Glasgow (Marguerite Pepper and Clara Iaccarino)

MY DARLING PATRICIA (October)
Posts in the Paddock - second stage development
Residency at Urban Theatre Projects

ANNABEL LINES (October)
Dunce Vignettes - first stage research and development

BLACK DOG INSTITUTE (October)
Developing Countries Project - project management and liaison

CHROME
Sharks, Pink Fit and Lizards (October)
World Expo Shanghai
Performing daily outside the Australian Pavillion
25-31 October

MARK ATKINS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURS 2010 (August - October)
17-29 August, Black Arm Band Community Tour, Western Australia
5-9 October, Hong Kong Concerts and Masterclasses for Australian Consulate General
12-20 October, Philip Glass' "Orion", Mexico

DISLOCATE WORLD PREMIERE SEASON 2010 (September)
Curiosity -
part theatre, part circus and a little bit of magic
22-26 September, The Arts Centre, Melbourne at 11am and 1.30m
www.theartscentre.com.au

EAMON D'ARCY (September)
Hairspray - Production Designer, World Premiere Season, Melbourne

SHAUN PARKER AND COMPANY (September) . Happy As Larry
15-18 September, Powerhouse, Brisbane Festival

ACROBAT EUROPE TOUR 2010 (May - July)
Propaganda
5-9 May, Le Maillon Theatre de Strasbourg, France
13-16 May, The Roundhouse, London, UK
24-30 May, Madrid Autumn Festival, Teatro Circo Price, Madrid, Spain
5-6 June, La Grainerie Fabrique des arts du circque, Balma, France
24-26 June, Kulturzentrum Tollhaus Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
1-2 July, Festival des Sept Collines de St-Etienne, France
6-7 July, Sul Filo Del Circo Festival, Grugliasco, Italy
15 July - 15 August, Theatre de la Cite Internationale de Paris, France
21-28 August, Noorderzen Festival, The Netherlands
www.gintzburger.net

JOEL SALOM INTERNATIONAL TOUR 2010 (May to August)
8-9 May, ERUPT Lake Taupo Festival, Great Lake Centre Theatre, Taupo, NZ
www.ERUPTFestival.conz
11-15 May, Downstage Theatre, Wellington, NZ
www.downstage.co.nz
4-6 June, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore
www.esplanade.com/flipside
12-14 August, Buskers Bern, Switzerland
16-22 August, Berlin Lacht Festival, Germany
25-28 August, Limberg Festival, The Netherlands
28 August, La Scene du Bocage Festival, Belgium

JUNE 2010
Mark Atkins
5 June, VIVID Festival, Sydney

Dislocate 3 Speed Crunch Box & Quiet on Set
Fun 4 Kids Festival, Warrnambool
29 & 30 June 2010, Warrnambool Entertainment Centre
www.fun4kidsfestival.com.au

MAY 2010
Chrome Sharks, Pink Fit and Lizards
World Expo Shanghai
Performing daily outside the Australian Pavillion
1-6 May 2010

Mark Atkins Grungada
Mawazine Festival, Morocco
25 May 2010
www.festivalmawazine.ma

Mark Atkins Grungada for Kids and Workshops
Arts Centre, Melbourne
29 & 30 May 2010
www.theartscentre.com.au

MARCH 2010

World Premiere Seasons
acrobat Propaganda
Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
Season 11-21 March 2010
Arts House, Melbourne
Season 27 March to 3 April 2010

Shaun Parker & Company Happy As Larry
New Zealand International Arts Festival
7-10 March 2010

Flipart Festival, Canberra
Saturday 12 March 2010
Dislocate: 3 Speed Crunch Box & Quiet on Set
Chrome: Pink Fit

FEBRUARY 2010

MPP attending the Australian Performing Arts Market, Adelaide
22-26 February 2010

Shaun Parker & Company Happy As Larry
Perth International Arts Festival
14-16 February 2010

Shaun Parker & Company Happy As Larry
APAM Showcase Spotlight
Wed 24 Feb 2010 @ 1.15pm
Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre

Mark Atkins
The Black Arm Band's Hidden Republic
Olympic Winter Games, Vancouver 2010
11 February 2010

Chrome Sharks
Toyota Camry Hybrid Launch
For George P. Johnson Australia

Dislocate: Creative Development Unit 4

JANUARY 2010

Sydney Festival First Night
Saturday 9 January 2010
Joel Salom: MC
Dislocate: 3 Speed Crunch Box & solo aerial performances
acrobat: Simon Yates slack wire act
Mozes: corde de lisse
Mark Atkins: Black Arm Band Hidden Republic

World Premiere Season
Shaun Parker & Company Happy As Larry
Sydney Festival
22-30 January 2010

Dislocate The Fairy Show
16-31 January 2010
Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne

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DECEMBER 2009

Dislocate: various solo aerial performances & Chrome Sharks
Launch of the Pacific Jewel for P&O

NOVEMBER 2009

World Premiere Season
My Darling Patricia's Africa
Malthouse Theatre, Southbank, Melbourne
Tower Theatre
November 12 to 29

OCTOBER 2009

Mark Atkins
The Black Arm Band's dirtsong
the Arts Centre, State Theatre
Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct at 7.30pm

Shaun Parker & Company
Creative development for Am I?
Performance Space, CultureLAB

Marguerite Pepper attending PAMS, Seoul, South Korea

SEPTEMBER 2009

Joel Salom
Macau

Mark Atkins
Queensland Music Festival, WOMAD UK, Black Arm Band Australian tour.

Black Dog Institute

acrobat
Creative Development for new work Propaganda
Hot House Theatre, Albury

JULY - AUGUST 2009

Joel Salom's GADGETS

Holland, Portugal, Germany and Switzerland.

MAY - JUNE  2009

Dislocate
European Tour of 3 Speed Crunch Box

APRIL 2009

HOOPLA Circus and Street Theatre Festival
Darling Harbour, Sydney

MARCH 2009

World Premiere Season
My Darling Patricia's Night Garden

Performance Space, Carriageworks, Eveleigh, Sydney
Arts House, Meat Market, North Melbourne

FEBRUARY 2009

Dislocate
National Circus Festival, Tasmania

JANUARY 2009

Shaun Parker & Company 
Sydney Festival First Night

Dislocate's Fairy Show
Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne

Dislocate's The Has Beens
Streets of Melbourne Festival

Dislocate's Tennis Elbow
Australian Open, Melbourne Park, Spiegeltent

Chrome's BULLS
Australia Day "Rocksong" George Street, The Rocks

Mozes performing in La Clique
Sydney Festival
The Famous Spiegeltent, Hyde Park, Sydney


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JANUARY 2008

Marguerite Pepper attending APAP, New York, USA

Shaun Parker This Show Is About People
Sydney Festival
Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House
23-26 January 2008
Tickets $25
www.sydneyfestival.org.au

Mark Atkins in The Black Arm Band murundak
Sydney Festival
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
22 & 23 January 2008
Tickets from $45
www.sydneyfestival.org.au

My Darling Patricia The Night Garden
CultureLAB, Arts House, Melbourne
14 Jan to 1 Feb 2008
Research and Development

FEBRUARY

acrobat smaller poorer cheaper
Adelaide Fringe Festival
Garden of Unearthly Delights
16 Feb to 21 March 2008
Wed-Sun @ 8.30pm
Tickets $28

Joel Salom’s GADGETS
Adelaide Fringe Festival
Garden of Unearthly Delights, SoCo Cargo
23 Feb to 1 March 2008
Sat, Sun, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat @ 7.30pm
Preview $23 / Adult $25 / Concession $20

Dislocate’s 3 Speed Crunch Box
Adelaide Fringe Festival
Garden of Unearthly Delights (outdoor rig)
Tues 26 to Thurs 28 Feb @ 5.30pm & 7.30pm
Fri 29 Feb @ 7.30pm
Sat 1 March @ 4pm & 7.30pm
Free Event

Shaun Parker This Show Is About People
Australian Performing Arts Market
Showcase Performance
28 Feb 2008

Mark Atkins Grungada
Australian Performing Arts Market
Showcase Performance
28 Feb 2008

My Darling Patricia
Australian Performing Arts Market
Searchlight
28 Feb 2008

Mark Atkins in The Black Arm Band murundak
Perth Festival, Freemantle Arts Centre
23 Feb 2008 @ 8pm

Mark Atkins support artist for Ornette Coleman in Concert
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
24 Feb 2008

Mark Atkins in The Black Arm Band murundak
Womadelaide, Botanic Park
7 March 2008 @ 9.15pm

MARCH

Hoopla! Circus and Street Theatre Festival
Artistic Consultants

Darling Harbour, Sydney
21-24 March 2008
Programme to be announced shortly!

FROM MARCH TO JUNE 2008

Joel Salom’s GADGETS
National Tour
QLD
4 March Boonah Cultural Centre
6 March Caloundra Cultural Centre
8 March Riverway Arts Centre, Thuringowa
9 March Burdekin Theatre, Ayr
11 March Mt Isa Civic Centre
NSW
13 & 14 March NORPA, Lismore
15 & 16 March Jetty Memorial Theatre, Coffs Harbour
18 & 19 March Laycock St Theatre, Gosford
VIC
2 April Portland Arts Centre
4 April Riverlinks, Shepparton
5 April Darebin Arts Centre, Preston
8 April The Drum Theatre, Dandenong
11 April BHP Billinton Wellington Entertainment Centre, Sale
12 April Frankston Arts Centre
16 & 17 April Alexander Theatre, Monash University
19 April Cardinia Cultural Centre
TAS
22 & 23 April Theatre Royal, Hobart
24 April Cygnet Town Hall
25 April Gaiety Theatre, Zeehan
26 April Wharft Hotel, Wynyard
27 April Town Hall, Sheffield
29 April Town Hall, Whitemark, Flinders Island
30 April Annexe Theatre UTAS, Launceston
1 May St Mary's Town Hall
2 May Swansea Town Hall
3 May New Norfolk Town Hall
4 May Bagdad Community Club
SA
6 May Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mt Gambier
8 May Noarlunga College Theatre, Noarlunga
10 May Chaffey Theatre, Renmark
12 May Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie
13 May Middleback Theatre, Whyalla
14 May Nautilus Theatre, Port Lincoln
WA
18 May Bunbury Entertainment Centre
20 May Walkington Theatre, Karratha
22 May Carnarvon Civic Centre
24 May Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton
NT
28 & 29 May Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
31 May & 1 June Darwin Entertainment Centre
NSW (continued)
5 & 6 June Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
10-14 June Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

MAY

acrobat smaller poorer cheaper
Commence eight month international tour to:
Reunion, Austria, France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain and Italy.
For full tour schedule please visit www.gintzburger.net

JUNE

Shaun Parker's
BLUE LOVE
Beckett Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne
Wed 18 June to Sat 28 June

Mark Atkins in Black Arm Band murundak
International Tour to UK, LIFT Festival London
Southbank Centre
26 June

JULY

Shaun Parker's BLUE LOVE
Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool
Wed 2 to Sat 5 July

Mark Atkins in Black Arm Band murundak
River Stage, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane Festival
18 July

Joel Salom's GADGETS
Tour to Korea
KIFT Festival
Performances 26 & 27 July 2008

AUGUST

Mark Atkins selected to be a delegate in Australian delegation to the Festival of Pacific Arts in American Samoa.

MPP Managing and Producing Australian Performers into the Hi Seoul Summer Festival 2008, Seoul, Korea
Dislocate, Shenzo's Electric Stunt Orchestra, Stretch Mk1, Black Top Rollers and DJ Rainman.

SEPTEMBER

Mark Atkins Grungada
Chihuahua Festival, Mexico
Performances 20th & 21st September 2008

OCTOBER

Joel Salom's GADGETS
Tour to Portugal
Performances 8-11 October

Mark Atkins performing with The Black Arm Band in HIDDEN REPUBLIC
With Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
State Theatre, Arts Centre, Melbourne
Performances 24th & 25th October 2008 @ 8pm

Dislocate
Surfing the Coldstream Festival, Yamba, NSW
Performances and Workshops 23-26 October 2008

NOVEMBER

Shaun Parker Creative Development - ENNEA

Dislocate Creative Development - ANSWERABLE TO WHO?