For the Love of Pina

A Showing

A heartfelt dance piece of pent up frustrations and long lost loves.

Using the works of the famous choreographer, Pina Bausch, for inspiration, rollercoaster theatre, along with Guest Artist/Director Nick Papas, present an informal showing of theatrical dance, love, humour, tragedy, gender and passion.

Directed by Nick Papas

Assistant Director, Carolyn Bock

Performed by the rollercoaster ensemble

David Baker

Michael Buxton

Suzanne Coleman

Eli Jones-Resnik

Shea MacDonough

Ryan New

Erin Pocervina

Melissa Slaviero

Cameron Stanley

Andrew Tresidder

Image credits: Rachel Edward

May Showing

An informal showing of work created during the first half of the year.

Image credits: Rachel Edward

Creative Intensive Weekend 2013

Following the success of the weekend intensive in 2012, Rollercoaster held their second Creative Intensive Weekend in June 2013, again at the Flinders Cove Motel, Flinders.  The aim of this weekend was to focus on the development of their next major production, to be performed at St Martins Youth Arts Centre in October, 2013.

Ensemble Members: Michael Buxton, Eli Jones-Resnik, Shea MacDonough, Erin Pocervina, Melissa Slaviero, Cameron Stanley and Andrew Tresidder.
Facilitated by: Sarah Sutherland and Jessica Huon
Support Artists: Carolyn Bock
Project Manager: Rachel Edward

Image credits: Rachel Edward

Creative Intensive Weekend 2012

In November 2012, Rollercoaster held their first Creative Intensive Weekend at the Flinders Cove Motel, Flinders.  Working with guest artists, Nick Papas (Born in a Taxi) and Zoe Barry (Musician and Sound Designer), Rollercoaster spent the weekend developing skills and exploring themes and ideas for their next major production, to be performed in October, 2013.

Ensemble Members: David Baker, Michael Buxton, Erin Pocervina, Melissa Slaviero, Cameron Stanley and Andrew Tresidder.
Facilitated by: Sarah Sutherland and Jessica Huon
Support Artist: Carolyn Bock
Guest Artists: Zoe Barry and Nick Papas
Project Manager: Rachel Edward

Image credits: Rachel Edward

realeyes

at Hobsons Bay

An excerpt of realeyes was performed as part of the ‘Be What You Want To Be’ Disability Community Forum, March 2012

Performers: David Baker, Michael Buxton, Cameron Stanley, Melissa Slaviero, Andrew Tresidder, Erin Pocervina, Carolyn Bock, Jessica Huon and Sarah Sutherland

Directed by: Sarah Sutherland and Jessica Huon

Production Manager: Rachel Edward

Image credits: Brent Seamer

Gawk

Six performances at Federation Square, November 2008

A performance installation at Federation Square examining visibility and invisibility. Gawk combined performance, costume, sound, projection and the big screen at Fed Square, Melbourne.

Performers: Emily Ardley, Kirk Best, Michael Buxton, Ryan New, Erin Pocervina and Cameron Stanley
Artistic and Production team: Katrine Gabb, Rhian Hinkley, Lindy Macauley, Fin Francois and Kerry Ireland.

Image credits: Catherine Acin

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