Regrettably—due to pandemic-related considerations—tuylupa won’t be going ahead at Mona Foma 2022. All tickets will be refunded in full. Ticketholders have been sent an email with further instructions. We remain committed to presenting the work at a later date.
Dance, music and projections are harnessed to explore what it means to keep the flame alive for sixty thousand years, covering the journey of the palawa people and the island of lutruwita / Tasmania.
Friday 28 January, 7–8pm
Saturday 29 January, 2–3pm + 7–8pm
Concept and Dance: Sinsa Mansell, Harley Jac Mansell, Niara Mansell, Jamie Graham, Janet Ross (pakana kanaplila) (TAS), Nathan Pitchford
Augmented Reality: Darryl Rogers and Troy Merritt (Soma Lumia) (TAS)
Musician and Songwriter: Dewayne Everettsmith (Skinnyfish) (TAS)
Music Producer: James Mangohig (Skinnyfish) (NT)
Lighting and Production: Chris Jackson (IO Performance) (TAS)
Rehearsal Director: Gabriel Comerford (Tasdance) (TAS)
Producers: Adam Wheeler and Emma Porteus (Tasdance)
Created by pakana kanaplila, Soma Lumia, Tasdance and Skinnyfish
Supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Tasmania, Indigenous Languages and Arts Funding, Tasmanian Community Fund and WD Booth Charitable Trust
This venue is fully accessible, but if you need to book an accessible seat, call Theatre Royal on +61 (3) 6146 3300.