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Mary Joyce Miller was born in 1943 at Gnowangerup mission in WA wer is part of the Wp/nys/Na-gein Koorloongar - Noongar Stolen Generations.[1]

She was the first Aboriginal woman to join the West Australian Ballet.[2][3] In 1960, James Penberthy who wrote "the Kooree and the Mists" (1960)[4][5] cast Mary Miller as 'the Girl' which was a role created for her due to her "great sensitivity to the atmosphere and drama created by the music".[6][7]

Performances[edit]

Penberthy. J. (1960) Kooree and the Mists [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit]

  1. http://australiacouncil.gov.au/workspace/uploads/files/news/australia_council_annual_report_1997-98.pdf
  2. http://www.chatham-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/documents/1914148/1923351/Dance%20talent%20emerges.pdf
  3. http://waballet.com.au/the-company/our-story/
  4. https://books.google.com.au/books?id=C_Ve0H7Q3lUC&lpg=PA178&ots=oKQzNGmoCj&dq=kooree%20and%20the%20mists&authuser=1&pg=PA178#v=onepage&q=kooree%20and%20the%20mists&f=false
  5. http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=1297
  6. http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=1297
  7. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/ochre-contemporary-dance-company-thrives-on-the-ties-that-bind/story-fn9n8gph-1226508398340
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Penberthy
  9. http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=1297
  10. http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234896679/view
  11. http://www.abc.net.au/classic/content/2013/01/10/3667015.htm
  12. http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/work/penberthy-james-kooree-of-the-mists