It’s an intriguing title so The Guide reached out to the co-creators of DELTA SIERRA JULIET to get more of an idea about the production. We had the chance to send through some questions to Jackson Used who with Darcy Green (also directing) and Elliot Vella created the show when it first appeared as part of the NIDA Directors’ and Designers’ Graduating Productions.
SAG: The name of the play is obviously a call sign, what’s going here?
JACKSON: Delta Sierra Juliet refers to the callsign of the Cessna 182L light aircraft that Frederick Valentich was flying when he disappeared in 1978. We found a transcript of the conversation between Valentich and the Melbourne Air Traffic Control Tower right at the beginning of our creative process, which is genuinely spooky. Delta Sierra Juliet felt obscure and mysterious, almost like you were reading code.
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