FROM CAMPFIRE TO STAGE LIGHT

On Tour in 2024:
Cairns: 13 June -15 June
Caloundra: 18 June
Townsville: 22 June
Ipswich: 30 June
Gladstone: 2 July
Mackay: 3 July
Bundaberg: 6 July
Redlands: 10 July
Logan: 11 July
Gold Coast: 12 July
Toowoomba: 13 July

Synopsis:

From Campfire to Stage Light is an epic journey toward self-determination and Indigenous pride, as told through the life experience of David Bindi Hudson, well-known and loved cultural leader and global ambassador for Indigenous Australia.

David is the ultimate storyteller, singer-songwriter, dancer, visual artist and actor and the performance is brought to life through storytelling, songs, and extraordinary visual design.

The stories take us from David’s traditional lands to the international mega stages as David traversed the world musically, educating people about his culture. He co-founded the award-winning dance troupe ‘Tjapukai’, whose achievements include being Australia’s longest-running theatrical production. David has emerged as a strong cultural leader with a significant arts practice.

This play, directed by nationally recognised First Nations Director, Isaac Drandic, with music and lyrics by Nereace, Nigel Pegrum and David Bindi Hudson, will take the audience on a culturally rich journey of Far North Queensland and the world.

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Cast: David Bindi Hudson, Nereace, Nigel Pegrum
Playwrights: David Hudson, with Kathryn Ash and Cindy Hudson
Director: Isaac Drandic
Set, Costume and Production Designer: Josh McIntosh
Production Artist: Jedess Hudson
Production Manager and Lighting Designer: Sam Gibb
Projection Designer: Keith Deverell
Sound Designer: Nigel Pegrum
Stage Manager: TBC
Music and Lyrics: Nereace, Nigel Pegrum and David Hudson
Musicians: David Hudson, Nigel Pegrum and Nereace

Promotional photography: Mick Fuhrimann / Show photography: Paul Furse and Colin Pett
Videography: ModFilms

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