A storytelling presentation enhanced with the use of vibrant character masks, and steeped in Papua New Guinea cultural tradition; which explores the concept of 'Identity' through the eyes of a Papua New Guinean/Australian.
2 PELA ISLAND *Based on a true story, 2 Pela Island is an interactive storytelling presentation which uses music, dance, Theatre and the visual arts to recreate a coming together of two distinct cultures. *A stunningly colourful cross-cultural experience through the combination of Papua New Guinea (Highland) culture and arts practices with Indigenous Australina dot painting styles.
* An innovative, captivating and uplifting musical journey presented in contemporary and traditional dance styles, infused with pop and ballad genres.
* A transformative experience of cultural tolerance and appreciation of cultural diversity through active participation in the performance. What Will the audience see?
a). 2 PELA ISLAND (50minute program for Primary schools)
b). Prepartory and follow-up lessons with teachers or with Klare (if time permits in the programming.
c). Educational Resources can be supplied prior to the performance.