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David Williams David Williams i(A82073 works by) (a.k.a. David Anthony Williams)
Born: Established: 1975 ;
Gender: Male
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1 y separately published work icon Grace Under Pressure David Williams , Paul Dwyer , 2017 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2017 12243320 2017 single work drama

'Grace Under Pressure is a verbatim theatre project about the workplace and training cultures that are making young health professionals sick – and which put patient lives at risk.

'Acclaimed verbatim theatre makers David Williams and Paul Dwyer, in collaboration with the Sydney Arts and Health Collective, have developed Grace Under Pressure from interviews with doctors and nurses at various stages of their careers. Grace Under Pressure will open a critical space for conversation about these often taboo issues, and will be an important public intervention into medical culture, as well as a compelling, confronting, hopeful and deeply moving work of theatre.

'Grace Under Pressure has been co-commissioned by Seymour Centre and The Big Anxiety, and developed with the support of the Department of Performance Studies, University of Sydney. The Big Anxiety has been assisted by the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund.'  (Publication summary)

1 Indigenous Soldiers Remembered : The Research Behind Black Diggers David Williams , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 24 January 2014;
1 13 Beautiful One Day Paul Dwyer , Eamon Flack , Rachael Maza , David Williams , 2012 single work drama

'Palm Island. An Aboriginal man is arrested, allegedly for insulting a police officer. Within 90 minutes, he lies dead on the watchhouse floor, his liver cleaved in two. The community protests, the police station is torched. A Senior Sergeant stands trial for manslaughter but is acquitted. Questions are raised about manipulation of evidence and a court suppression order. A protestor, jailed for inciting a riot, is out on parole on condition that he speaks to no-one.

"Beautiful One Day" is a theatrical documentary made by a group of Australians (black and white) seeking to interpret these events against the full sweep of the island's history. It seeks to grasp the ordinariness of brutality, charting the course of repression, resistance and racism but also the astonishing resilience of the people who call Palm Island home.' Source: www.belvoir.com.au/ (Sighted 12/10/2011).

1 Political Theatrics in the 'Fog of War' David Williams , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 48 2006; (p. 114-129)
Discusses the political theatrics of evidence given at the Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident.
1 1 From a Distance David Williams , 2006 single work drama A response to the reactions of Australians when Sally Robbins stopped rowing during the women's eights at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
1 2 The Wages of Spin Stephen Klinder , Deborah Pollard , David Williams , 2005 single work drama
— Appears in: Remixing Politics : 3 Documentary Theatre Works 2012; (p. 39-74)
The question of does it matter that Australia went to war in Iraq on a lie and the creeping militarisation of our politics and culture is explored through verbatim transcipts and public documents in 'The Wages of Spin.'
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