Yirra Yaarnz

Presented by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

Date: 8 – 9 July 2022 | Venue: Studio, Subiaco Arts Centre

Date: 8 – 9 July

Venue: WA Museum Boola Bardip | Hackett Hall

Time: 3.00pm

Price: $5 + GST

Running time: 40 – 60 minutes

Ages: 12+

Team

Playwrights: Taylah Conway, Adam Edwards, Megan Ugle, Iya Ware & Wimiya Woodley

Director: Eva Grace Mullaley

Dramaturgs & Facilitators: Polly Low, Eva Grace Mullaley, Hellie Turner & Marlanie Haerewa.

Writers’ Group Coordinators: Polly Low & Irma Woods

Producer: Bobbi Henry

Synopsis

Synopsis

“Yirra Yaakin creates, presents and celebrates First Nations’ theatre, performance and stories.
Local stories inspiring the globe.”

Yirra Yaakin brings you Yirra Yaarnz: two days of play readings from emerging West Australian First Nations playwrights. Held during the 2022 NAIDOC Week celebrations, its focus is on storytelling, new works, new writers and new voices.

Come along to hear readings of selected works by the Yirra Yaakin Writers’ Group, an intensive playwriting program that guides emerging First Nations writers to turn ideas into scripts. Mentored by award-winning playwrights Polly Low and Hellie Turner, this presentation showcases the importance of storytelling as it relates to Aboriginal culture.

The Yirra Yaakin Writers’ Group and Yirra Yaarnz are proudly supported by Woodside, Lavan and WA Museum Boola Bardip.

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