Bundanon

William Zappa

William Zappa

Art Form: Performance

Residency Years: 2016, 2017

Lives / Works: Australia

William Zappa is an actor with over fifty years of experience. He has played leading roles with our major theatre companies (STC, MTC, Belvoir, State Theatre SA amongst others). He has extensive film, television and radio experience. He has been nominated and been given a number of awards for his work.

Zappa’s time at Bundanon was used to continue his work on adapting Homer’s Iliad into a rhythmic based form with a modern and recognisable tone, designed specifically to be spoken out loud as a ‘performance’ text. The work was presented as part of the Sydney Festival 2019 and the Adelaid Festival in 2020.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

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