See our stories live on the stage with our own Community performing & playing the roles.
ILBIJERRI Theatre Company
ILBIJERRI is one of Australia’s leading theatre companies creating innovative works by First Nations artists. The longest established First Nations theatre company in Australia, ILBIJERRI creates, presents and tours powerful and engaging theatre by First Nations artists that gives voice to our cultures.
Yirra Yaakin (Yir-raarh Yaarh-kin) means “Stand Tall” in Noongar. Based in the heart of the Noongar Nation – a distinct Aboriginal cultural group from the south-west of Western Australia – Yirra Yaakin is Australia’s biggest Aboriginal-led theatre company. Yirra Yaakin has been producing award-winning, world-class theatre, sharing Aboriginal stories through exciting, entertaining, educational and authentic new works since 1993.
Moogahlin Performing Arts Incorporated is New South Wales’ leading first people’s performing arts company. Moogahlin was formed in November 2007, by a group of first people’s artists, educators and community workers at the request of the late Kevin Smith and in honour of the founding members of the National Black Theatre. We are based on Gadigal country in Redfern, Sydney. Moogahlin (muu-garl-in) is a Yuin/Bundjalung word meaning to play, to fool about.
Marrugeku is an unparalleled presence in Australia today, dedicated to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians working together to develop new dance languages that are restless, transformative and unwavering. Marrugeku builds bridges and breaks down walls between urban and remote dance communities, between Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and between local and global situations.