Kristy EdmundsAfter creating two highly acclaimed festivals in 2005 and 2006, Kristy Edmunds returns in 2007 as Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

Last night she announced the 2007 program which includes major works from Peter Brooke, Merce Cunningham, Robert Wilson (creator of last years I La Galigo), Bernice Johnson Reagon (founder of Sweet Honey In The Rock) and Laurie Anderson, to name but a few.

At the conclusion of last year's festival it was announced Kristy would return to direct a fourth and final Festival in 2008.

Australian Stage Online's Jan Chandler spoke to Kristy Edmunds about reactions to last years festival, and what she has in store for 2007... and beyond




For full program visit www.melbournefestival.com.au


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