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Trevor Jamieson

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Secret River

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Namatjira
Photo: Brett Boardman

photo by Jon Green

Ngapartji Ngapartji
Photo: Jon Green

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Burning Daylight

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Mobile

Photo by Jon Green

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Career Highlights of the Mamu

Trevor was born in Subiaco WA on 7 March 1975. Trevor is experienced in both Theatre and Film and has a charisma and style that is absolutely stunning. He is also a talented didgeridoo player, guitarist, singer, dancer and storyteller.

Awards and Accolades
Nominated - Best Leading Man for "Namatjira" - Sydney Theatre Awards 2010.  The Sydney Morning Herald notes - Namatjira rests almost entirely on the shoulders of Trevor Jamieson, whose persuasive, free-flowing performance - as actor, dancer, guide, teacher and stand-up comedian poking gentle fun at our white liberal sensitivities - confirms him as one of our most charismatic and talented leading men.

Best Leading Man for Ngapartji Ngapartji - Sydney Theatre Awards 2008
Most Outstanding Achievement in Film, TV or Theatre for Ngapartji Ngapartji - Deadly Awards 2008.  Of Ngapartji Ngapartji - "This extraordinary work from Big hART and its leading performer and co-creator Trevor Jamieson is indeed a gift - an emotional, educational, effective and deeply affecting experience of indigenous history as told through Jamieson's family, forebears and cultural traditions" - Sydney Morning Herald.

Theatre

  • 2013 - "Namatjira" - Southbank in London Dec 2013, Big hART.
    2013 - "Storm Boy" - Barking Gecko and Sydney Theatre Company, Director John Sheedy, Sydney and Perth seasons.
  • 2013 - "Hipbone Sticking Out" - Canberra July 2013, Big hART.
  • 2013 - "Secret River" - Sydney Theatre Company and Perth Festival - Director Niel Armfield.
  • 2012 - "Ngapartji 1" - Canberra Theatre Centre
  • 2012 - "Namatjira" - Tour of Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory.
  • 2011 - "Namatjira" - Malthouse Theatre and tour of outer Melbourne and country NSW.
  • 2010 - "Namatjira" - Belvoir Company B and Big hART, directed by Scott Rankin and Wayne Blair, nominated in 8 categories in the Sydney Theatre Awards. 
  • 2010 - "Nyuntu Ngali" - Windmill Productions and Sydney Theatre Company
  • 2009 - "Nyuntu Ngali" - Windmill Productions, Directed by Scott Rankin.
  • 2008 "Ngapartji Ngapartji"- Earnabella Tour, September.
  • 2008 "Ngapartji Ngapartji"- Art at the Heart' conference Alice Springs, October.
  • 2008 "New Black Directors" FTC Workshop, Sydney
  • 2008 "Salamanca" - project development in Broome, WA, Stalker Theatre Co.
  • 2008 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" - Sydney Festival, Belvoir Theatre, produced by Big hArt
  • 2007 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" – Adelaide Cabaret Festival, SA, produced by Big hArt.
  • 2007 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" – Dreaming Festival, Brisbane QLD, produced by Big hArt.
  • 2007 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" – Perth International Arts Festival WA, produced by Big hArt.
  • 2007 "Long Black Lab" – workshop for To Hell & Bourke and Bran Nu Dae.
  • 2006 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" – Melbourne Festival, produced by Big hArt.
  • 2006 "Burning Daylight" – project development and DVD Production, Stalker Theatre.
  • 2006 "Anangu Backyard" – Adelaide Arts Centre, produced by Big hArt.
  • 2005 "Ngapartji Ngapartji" - Melbourne Festival in October and this production was further developed 2006, produced by Big hArt. 
  • 2004 "Yandy" - played the Storyteller in Black Swan Theatre Production of directed by Rachael Mazza
  • 2004 "Burning Daylight" – project development in Broome, WA, Stalker Theatre Co.
  • 2002 "Crying Baby" – Sydney Festival – Stalker Theatre Company
  • 2002 "Career Highlights of the Mamu" - Adelaide Festival, Perth Season 10 May to 2 June 2002, Hamburg Festival, Germany in August.
  • 2001 "Crying Baby" - toured Ireland, Holland, Belgium
  • 2000 "Plain Song" - written by David Whittton and produced by Black Swan Theatre Company.
  • 2000 "Crying Baby" - Festival of Darwin produced by Marrugeku Theatre Co and Stalker Theatre Company.
  • 1999 "King for this Place" – written by Neil Murray and produced by the Deck Chair Theatre.
  • 1997 "Corrugation Road" - played Barry and the Patient, written by Jimmy Chi and produced by Black Swan Theatre Co. Also toured in 1998.
  • 1996 "Merry-go-round in the Sea" - produced by Black Swan Theatre Company.
  • 1993 "Bran Nu Dae" - played Willie, written by Jimmy Chi and produced by Black Swan Theatre Company.
  • 1993 Aboriginal Musical Theatre Training Course under the guidance of Michael Lesley.  The 3 month course taught acting, singing and dancing.
  • 1991 "Honey Pot" - played Cousin William, written by Jack Davies and directed by Lynn Narkle.

Film, Television & Documentaries

  • 2012 "Around the Block" – Uncle Rex, produced by Brian Rosen and Su Armstrong
  • 2011  "My Place" Bunda Episode 11 September 2011 - ABC3 Children's Television
  • 2009 "Lockie Leonard - plays Rev Eggleston - TV Series produced by Kylie De Frense Goalpost Productions .
  • 2008 "The Death of the Megabeasts" – plays Early Human - Television Documentary produced by Prospero Productions, directed by Franco Di Chiera.
  • 2008 "Three Acts of Murder" – plays Larry Dooley - Telefeature produced by Sue Taylor, directed by Rowan Woods
  • 2007 "Your Not Playing That" – plays Dad - Deadly Yarns Series 3, directed by Kelli Cross and produced by Irma Woods.
  • 2006 "Lockie Leonard" - plays Rev Eggleston - TV Series produced by Kylie De Frense
  • 2006 "Done Dirt Cheap" – played Amos - produced by Film Depot Pty Ltd.
  • 2006 "Mobile" – short comedy film produced by Paul Roberts.
  • 2006 "Ooldea" – voiceover and co-writer - documentary produced by CM Films, directed by Carmelo Musca.
  • 2005 "Main Actors" – Deadly Yarns Series 2, directed by Mandy Corunna and produced by Irma Woods.
  • 2005 "Weewar" – Deadly Yarns Series 2, produced by Naomi Ashcroft.
  • 2001 "Rabbit Proof Fence" – played the policeman - Jabal Films.
  • 2000 "Kulli Foot" - won Dendy Award.
  • 1997 "Kings in Grass Castles" - played Romeo in this telemovie.
  • 1997 "My Bed Your Bed" by Erica Glynn - won Dendy Award for Best Shot Film.
  • 1995 "Wildcat Falling" Sydney adaptation.
  • 1995 "Subi Shorts" – Perth ABC Documentary.
  • 1995 "Coolbaroo Club" - Perth ABC Documentary.
  • 1994 "Heartland" - played Nobby in this telemovie.

Didge, Dance & Music

  • 2012 - Performed with Black Arm Band – "Dirtsong" at the Darwin Festival and at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
  • 2009 - Performed guitar and vocals with Heath Bergersen and Andrew Thomas at the second LGMA Functional Communities Conference held at UWA in Perth, Western Australia.
  • 2008 - Wheatbelt Festival WA - storytelling and dance
  • 2007 - Joins Heath Bergersen playing guitar on CD "Travelling Friends".
  • 2005 - "Festival of the Wind" – performer, Esperance, WA.
  • 2004 - Performed didge and dance at the Rock n' Royal Concert in Denmark, 7 May 2004 - Part of the wedding celebrations of Crown Prince Frederik and Australian Mary Donaldson.
  • 2004 - Performed didge and dance for Austrade promotion in Denmark the following week.
  • 2002 - Promotional launch of Emirates Airline from Germany into Perth, August in Germany.

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