Ngalaka Daa Ensemble

In association with WAYTCo and Propel Youth Arts WA.

The Ngalaka Daa Ensmeble is an exciting and unique opportunity for students to participate in an intense series of workshops and rehearsals leading to a number of curated public performance opportunities.

Age: 15+

Venue: King St Arts Centre


20 – 24 April 2020 (Auditions Week)
27 April – 29 June 2020 (Weekly Rehearsals) | 6 – 10 July (Performance Opportunities)

Price: Free

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About the Program

About the Program

Following the success of our Junior Sonneteers Program, 2020 will see the expansion of our Youth Ensemble through a collaboration between Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, WAYTCo and Propel Youth Arts WA.

Driven by the sharing of Noongar language and culture, the program will provide participants with the opportunity to receive intensive individual development in theatre making, performance and language skills at a professional level.

Successful participants will partake in a series of workshops and rehearsals leading to a number of curated public performance opportunities.

As a member of the Ngalaka Daa Ensemble participants will gain access to training with industry leaders including performance preparation, vocal techniques, movement techniques / physicality, Noongar language (comprehension and articulation), acting techniques (various forms and styles), monologues, dialogues and ensemble work, embodiment of text and Noongar physical theatre processes.

In addition to providing people with opportunities to participate in the arts, the Youth Ensemble program is also an avenue in promoting the sustainability of one of the oldest languages on the planet, while promoting cultural awareness and reconciliation, along with a greater sense of connection and understanding of the community they live in.

For more information about this program please contact our Education Officer at or (08) 9380 3049

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