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. Continue reading DELTA SIERRA JULIET EXPLAINED. INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF THE CO-CREATORS→
DELTA SIERRA JULIET, an original production which is based on true events surrounding the mysterious 1978 disappearance of Frederick Valentich. The show features the use of headphones to create an intimate atmosphere for the audience.
A new Australian work, dealing with loss, grief and our obsession with the unknown. it was initially presented as part of the Director’s and Designer’s Graduating Productions at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. The team for this revival is built of alumni and current students of the NIDA.
To celebrate the revival of this extraterrestrial production Sydney Arts Guide has 2 double pass giveaways for the evening of your choice.
To be in the running, email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with DELTA_SIERRA_JULIET as the subject AND the performance you wish to attend.
Competition closes Midnight on Sunday March 3, 2019 when the winners will be drawn. Only the winners will be notified and the passes will be available at the Box Office on the night.
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