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2017 Artists

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We proudly support our Artists-in-Residence, a diverse group of established and emerging artistic leaders who are embedded into our season and develop new work as part of their residencies.

Black Honey Company

Black Honey Company create fearless sticky performance that excites, terrifies and liberates. A production house and consultancy team established by award-winning South African Australian sisters Writer and Performer Candy Bowers and Composer and Sound Designer Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers, they have collaborated for over 15 years defying the norm and delighting global audiences by pushing intersectional feminism centre stage.

blackhoneycompany.com

 

Digi Youth Arts

Led by Artistic Director, Alethea Beetson, Digi Youth Arts is a not-for-profit arts organisation for Indigenous young people to tell their stories in their own words. Digi Youth Arts promote reconciliation and cultural competency by fostering compassionate relationships between non-Indigenous and Indigenous people.

dya.net.au

 

Losing It | The Roundhouse Theatre | 9 – 11 November 2017.

Losing It is a new Australian work derived from the experiences of young people from Inala and Stradbroke Island. This is the first public showing of the work, developed by Digi Youth Arts, in partnership with community engaged arts leaders Inala Wangarra and co-produced by La Boite Theatre Company at the Roundhouse Theatre from 9 – 11 November 2017.

Tickets on sale soon.

 

Steven Oliver

Steven Oliver is a well-known writer, actor and Associate producer of ABC’s Black Comedy. He is also a published playwright and poet. He is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalong and Biripi (in other words, biggest mod) peoples. He is Creative Director at the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association.