Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company Successful In Four-Year Funding Program

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is pleased to announce its success in the Australia Council for the Arts Four Year Funding program, which was officially released on Friday 13 May 2016.

Yirra Yaakin's Family Picnic

Join us for a magical evening of music, dance and song with an exciting line up of performers, including Dazastah (from Downsyde). Yarn with the Yirra Yaakin team, sample traditional food (Roo stew and damper) and become a part of our community.BYO picnic. Some food and drinks provided.

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company Announces New Appointment

The Chair, Board and Management of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company would like to announce the appointment of Clothilde Bullen, Yirra Yaakin’s new, dynamic Assistant Producer.

So Long Suckers - Early Bird Offer

We are very excited to announce the world premiere of So Long Suckers directed by Kyle J Morrison and starring Emmanuel James Brown, Peter Docker and Ian Wilkes. So Long Suckers is a first time collaboration between Yirra Yaakin & Bunuba Cultural Enterprises (Jandamarra).

Yirra Yaakin Launches it's 2016 Season

New forms, new collaborations, new ways of telling our stories.


The Board and Staff of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company would like to wish you and your family the very best for Birok* and the festive season.

The Fever and the Fret - Update

Due to ‘Sorry Business’ for one of our cast members, we have had to cancel Thursday, the 17th September sessions for The Fever & The Fret. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and encourage our wonderful patrons to change their booking to another session and keep supporting our Aboriginal artists...

The Fever and the Fret - Tickets On Sale Now

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is proud to present the world premiere of The Fever and the Fret. Written by Broome playwright Jub Clerc and directed by Kyle J Morrison, The Fever and the Fret will star Kelton Pell, Irma Woods and Ebony McGuire.

Gudirr Gudirr

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and Marrugeku present Marrugeku's Gudirr Gudirr.        

Kick A Goal For Us

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company launched its first Pozible crowd funding campaign on 17th of March to raise $10,000 to develop its Indigenous Cultural Leadership Initiative ‘All Our Futures’Indigenous Cultural Leadership Initiative ‘All Our Futures’. View the campaign here: Kick A Goal For Us

Creative Partnerships Australia | Plus 1 - All Our Futures

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is pleased to announce our Indigenous Cultural Leadership Initiative ‘All Our Futures’ has been selected for the Creative Partnerships Australia 2014/2015 Plus1 Match Funding round. 268 applications were received nationwide for the funding initiative, of which only 63 were awarded funding.

We Are Moving

We will be moving to our new office at Subiaco Arts Centre as of Friday 27 February 2015.

Yirra Yaakin Wins Best Production At The 2015 Performing Arts WA Awards

Yirra Yaakin took home the top prize of Best Production at last night’s 2015 Performing Arts WA Awards for King Hit. Dominating the awards with nominations in seven categories including Best Design (India Mehta), Best Direction (Kyle Morrison), Best Actor (Male – Clarence Ryan) and Best Supporting Actor (Male –...

Best wishes for Birok and the festive season!

Yirra Yaakin office will be closed from Thursday 25 December 2014. Re-opening on Monday 5 January 2015.

Yirra Yaakin Heading In New Directions 2015

Officially launching its 2015 program on Tuesday 9 December 2014 at the Western Australian Museum – Perth, Artistic Director Kyle Morrison announced Yirra Yaakin would be growing new partnerships, new collaborations, new friends and heading in new directions ...

Yirra Yaakin Finds A New Home

Yirra Yaakin finds a new home at Perth Theatre Trust venue

King Hit by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

The West Online Interview - September 9, 2014

A Memoir Writing Workshop

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company presents: A Memoir Writing Workshop with Amanda Curtin

Support Us

Did you know that Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company offers many of its performances and workshops FREE to local and regional communities statewide?  We recently experienced the late withdrawal of one of our major sponsors of our 2014 touring and workshop program.

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is holding AUDITIONS


Kep Kaatijin is back in 2014!


Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company Turns 21 in 2014

After a successful year of co-productions, winning state and national awards and extensive touring, Yirra Yaakin is set to further consolidate its position as one of Australia’s leading Indigenous Cultural Organisations. With an extraordinary year planned for 2014, we will celebrate 21 years of sharing Aboriginal stories.

Ialaru: A Celebration

If you have been a part of the Yirra Yaakin story in the last 21 years, we want to hear from you!

Yirra Yaakin - Winner of The CPA 2013 National Award

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and Terry Grose Win National Award For Australia’s Best Arts and Business Partnerships

Yirra Yaakin and Terry Grose - 2013 Winners of Woodside Better Business Award

We are proud to announce Yirra Yaakin and Terry Grose are the winners of one of 2013 Creative Partnerships Australia Awards.

Join our Writer's Group

FREE to the Aboriginal community! In association with the Office for the Arts Indigenous Culture Support and Creative Development Program

A Free Workshop for the Aboriginal Community

Do you want to write your story but don’t know how to go about it? Are you just beginning to write and in need of some inspiration and motivation? Writer and editor Amanda Curtin will give you some ideas on how to begin and then keep on going!

Inspiring Key Note Speech by David Milroy at ATF 2013

“It would be nice one day to think we had a theatre boom in WA with fly-in-fly out dramaturges” opened David Milroy, the first Artistic Director of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company at the Australian Theatre Forum 2013 in Canberra today. "But I don’t see that happening in the next few days.”

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company … featuring on the national stage!

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is excited to announce Artistic Director, Kyle J Morrison and Performer Kylie Farmer will be the headline act at the APPEA Conference and Exhibition cocktail event - the largest oil and gas event in the Southern hemisphere - to be held in Brisbane on 27 May.

Do you have a story to share? If so, we want to hear from you!

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company with support from the Indigenous Culture Support program are proud to announce the creation of a new website for stories from the Aboriginal community. The new website aims to preserve the community’s stories in an easily accessible digital library.