We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Country that we travel through and share stories on.
We acknowledge and pay our respect to the Traditional Owners, Elder, Ancestors, and young leaders.
We acknowledge, with full respect, the strength of the First Nations people and communities, continuing to practice culture, and connection to Country.
We acknowledge, with full respect, the power and excellence of First Nation people and communities fighting to protect and look after Country, Community, Language and Lore, in the face of ongoing colonial interruptions and cultural genocide.
Always was, always will be, sacred Indigenous land.
In particular we acknowledge and pay our respects to the sovereign peoples of the Kulin Nations on whose unceded land ILBIJERRI Theatre Company is based.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be advised that this website may contain images of deceased persons.
BLAK INSIDE presented an opportunity for six playwrights to have their work staged, for numerous Indigenous actors to work professionally and for Indigenous directors to try their hand with Indigenous works shows the breadth of skills amongst Victorian Indigenous theatre practitioners.
It was a hugely significant season for Victorian Indigenous theatre by demonstrating the multitude, complexity and variety of Indigenous voices within Victoria alone.
The plays featured were:
ENUFF by John Harding
I DON’T WANNA PLAY HOUSE by Tammy Anderson
BELONGING by Tracey Rigney
CASTING DOUBTS by Maryanne Sam
CROW FIRE by Jadah Milroy
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD by Richard Frankland