Queensland Museum in association with World Science Festival and Queensland Performing Arts Centre presents
Time and the Creative Cosmos
Created by World Science Festival and Pilobolus
Conceived and Written by Brian Greene
Featuring Brian Greene and Pilobolus
including a stellar line-up of Australian stage and screen artists.
Brian Greene – Creator and Narrator
Professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and best-selling author, Brian Greene is also co-founder of the World Science Festival.
Based in New York and established in 1971, Pilobolus has created over 120 dance works and performed on Broadway, at the Oscars and at the Olympic Games, as well as appearing on television and in numerous movies.
Leah Purcell – Narrator
A multi award-winning actor, writer, producer and director, Leah Purcell is one of Australia’s most respected artists and also a proud Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka Murri woman from Queensland.
Steven Oliver – Narrator
A descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi peoples, Steven Oliver is an actor, writer, comedian, poet, playwright and also well known as one of the stars of ABC’s ‘Black Comedy’.
Harrison Craig – Singer
First making his mark on Australia in 2013 as the winner of series two of The Voice, Harrison Craig has recorded three Top 10 albums and worked with Seal, David Foster, Baz Luhrmann, songwriter Diane Warren, Barry Gibb (The Bee Gees) and Olivia Newton-John.
Alison St Ledger – Singer
Best known for her stellar performances in Women in Voice, Alison St Ledger has also appeared as a guest vocalist with Powderfinger, recorded her own original material and is currently the Artistic Director of the Queensland Cabaret Festival.
Time and the Creative Cosmos celebrates the human spirit of exploration and discovery. This thrilling fusion of science and art highlights our collective longing to transcend the boundaries of space and time. Through original choreography of the innovative dance troupe Pilobolus, together with eclectic musical and stage performances, acclaimed physicist Brian Greene unveils the mysteries of life and the universe.
Graeme Jennings (Violin)
Sean Foran (Piano)
Mark Angel (Guitar)
Danielle Bentley (Cello)
Stewart Barry (Double Bass)
Fraser Matthew (Percussion)
Brian Greene is professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and is widely recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in mathematical physics and superstring theory, including the co-discoveries...View Profile
Leah Purcell is one of Australia’s most respected and admired Actors, Writers, Producers and Directors. She is an AACTA, Helpmann, Deadly's, ADG, AWGIE, IF, Logie award winning and nominated artist...View Profile
Steven Oliver is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi peoples. He was born in Cloncurry in North West Queensland and grew up in Townsville before...View Profile
Melbourne’s Harrison Craig first made his mark on Australia in 2013, winning the second series of The Voice Australia. At a young age, Harrison found that singing was a remedy...View Profile
Alison St Ledger is best known for her stellar performances in Women in Voice as well as critically-acclaimed performances at the Brisbane Cabaret Festival including Ziggy Stardust, Lou Reed’s Transformer:...View Profile
Pilobolus began at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire in 1971. Moses Pendleton, an English literature major and cross-country skier; Jonathan Wolken, a philosophy science major and fencer; and Steve Johnson,...View Profile
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