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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.

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Big Name, No Blankets

by Andrea James with Anyupa Butcher and Sammy Butcher
See the story of rock 'n' roll legends, the Warumpi Band, unfold on stage at Sydney Festival, 10-14 January 2024. 

Named after Warumpi Band’s second album, BIG NAME, NO BLANKETS this rock 'n' roll theatre performance features Warumpi hits, showcasing Luritja, Warlpiri and Gumatj/Yolngu Martha languages and culture.

Don't miss out on seeing this theatre extravaganza!
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an illustration of the Warumpi Band standing in the desert.

Gurr Era Op - a call to action against climate devastation

Created by Ghenoa Gela, produced by Force Majeure, in association ILBIJERRI Theatre Company
Join four mainland-born Torres Strait Islander women as they battle against the rising tide threatening their home, culture and identity. GURR ERA OP(“the face of the sea” in Meriam Mir) is a celebratory sharing of culture and a call to action in the face of climate devastation. 

Premiering at Sydney Festival 13-19 January 2024.
Three black women standing in the ocean. They are wearing orange and yellow high vis holding a symbol

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