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Jenny Kemp - Interview with Jane McDermott

Year: 2021, 2012, 9 mins
Code: JK-Interview

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Interview with Jane McDermott & Jenny Kemp about the making of The Black Sequin Dress. A rare insight in the creative process of directing, this is a 9 minute documentary filmed during the rehearsal of The Black Sequin Dress. It includes rehearsal and production footage and an interview with actor Margaret Mills as well as the director/writer Jenny Kemp.

Footage from Imagine Copyright 1996 SBS Corporation courtesy SBS International

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The Black Sequin Dress


Jenny Kemp is Writer and Artistic Director of Black Sequin Productions. Over the last two decades she has created a distinctive body of work with Black Sequin Productions, including Madeleine (Arts House), Kitten, (Melbourne International Festival of the Arts), Still Angela, (Playbox Theatre & National Tour/Mobile States), The Black Sequin Dress (Adelaide Festival, Canberra Theatre, Malthouse) Remember, and Call of the Wild (Spoleto Festival, Belvoir St). Goodnight Sweet Dreams (Anthill). She has been the recipient of an Australia Council Theatre Fellowship, The Kenneth Myer Medallion for Performing Arts and Greenroom awards for both Direction and her collaborative work in Dance. Jenny has been an Honorary Research Associate at Monash University and frequently conducts workshops throughout Australia in writing. She lectures in Post Graduate Directing, at the Victorian College of the Arts and Music. And has also worked as a freelance director at Malthouse Theatre, Playbox, Melbourne Theatre Company, STSA, Performance Space, Belvoir St. The Mill, The APG and the VCA.

Scripts: Full Copies of all Scripts by Jenny Kemp are available from Australian Plays


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