We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Elders, Ancestors and leaders of the Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands ILBIJERRI Theatre Company is based.
We extend this respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, recognising their resilience and ongoing connection to land, water and culture, despite ongoing colonial interruption and genocide.
Always was, always will be, sacred Indigenous land.
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