I Made Sidia is one of Indonesia’s most acclaimed dalangs or master puppeteer, from Bali Indonesia. A dalang is not only an artist but the main figure of a traditional wayang performance. Si paripurna
I Made Sidia directs, teaches and performs traditional Balinese Wayang Shadow theatre, Topeng mask dances and Gamelan music. He has collaborated in a large number of intercultural and international performances (including the Australian production of “Theft of Sita”) and toured to the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia.
In Melbourne he will teach puppetry master classes and collaborate with the Community Gamelan Orchestra
The Masterclases are being presented in association with UNIMA.
Made Sidia, SSP.Msn. Faculty Member of Theatre Dept. (Pedalangan) Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) Denpasar Jl. Nusa Indah Denpasar 80235, Bali Indonesia Tel (062-361)953146, Hand-phone Cell: 08123957164, E-mail email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org OBJECTIVES:
1 To direct, teach, and perform Balinese Wayang Shadow Theatre, Topeng masked dance, and Gamelan music.
2 To study the use of electronic technology: computer and other multi-media for shadow puppet productions.
3 To collaborate on various cross-cultural theatrical productions.
“BALI ARTS FESTIVAL” Director of Opening Ceremony 2008, Choreographer for Gong Kebyar Competition
“MOKSA” artistic director of a spectacular production which was presented for the 10th Anniversary of Gunarsa Fine Arts Museum on January 16, 2004 by the Indonesian Arts Institute Denpasar.
“THE THEFT OF SITA” international multi media production, first performed at the Adelaide Festival in 2000 and world tour to United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.
“HARI KESAHATAN” performance for World Environment Day in 2008 in Jakarta
“DIBURU WAKTU” Theatre and multi-media performance, AT 2005 Darwin Festival in collaboration with Australian artistic director, Andrish Saint Clare, written by Sandra Thibodeaux.
Cross Cultural performance at Angkor Wat, Cambodia, 2005 in collaboration with Kambojia performer Mankosal and artistic director Delpin, sponsored by Kelola
Invited to perform and give workshops at UNIMA in Perth in 2008.
TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE : 2009 Richmond, Virginia Guest Lecturer teaching, Shadow Puppet, Gamelan, Dance and Theatre 2004 at VCA College of the Art in Melbourne 2004 Los Angeles collaboration with Gamelan Sekar Jaya. 2003 Los Angeles collaboration with Asian Artists. 2002 Switzerland, Berlin, Denmark, Roterdam as a dalang for “the Theft of Sita”Art of Rice”. 2001 Australia Opera House, New York USA, England Europe “the Theft of Sita” 2000 Melbourne Festival “the Theft of Sita” 1999 Hanover Germany “the Theft of Sita” 1998 Adelaide Arts Festival
EDUCATION: 1992 SSP. a degree in Balinese theatre (Pedalangan) from the Indonesian State College of Arts (STSI) Denpasar Bali Performance and Script: Sumbah (a taleform Mahabharata)
TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Since 1993 (permanent job) Faculty member at the Arts Institute Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia 2002 Director of Production of the Theatre Dept. Arts Institute Denpasar 2000 Director of Paripurna Art Company, Bona, Gianyar.
AWARDS: 1978 as the second winner of Bali Children Puppeteer Competition 2003 my company became the first winner in the 2003 All-Bali Children Gong Kebyar Competition (the VCD enclosed).