My Urrwai

Next date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019 | 07:30 PM

My Urrwai at Pilbeam Theatre 30 June

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CREATOR/PERFORMER Ghenoa Gela
DIRECTOR Rachael Maza
DRAMATURG Kate Champion
COMPOSER Ania Reynolds
LIGHTING DESIGNER Niklas Pajanti
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER Michael Hankin

Produced by Performing Lines supported by ILBIJERRI Theatre

Originally presented by Belvoir & Performing Lines in association with ILBIJERRI Theatre & Sydney Festival

PLEASE NOTE: VENUE IS WALTER REID CULTURAL CENTRE AUDITORIUM. Limited seating available. Book early!

Ghenoa Gela - little sister, daughter, granddaughter, Rockhampton born and bred comic, teacher, fighter, gold medallist, air guitarist, charmer, TV star, Torres Strait mainlander, walking political statement – has made a show. This is your invitation into the complex political, social, colonial and cultural expectations she navigates every day.

 A Koedal (Crocodile) and Waumer (Frigate Bird) woman, Ghenoa Gela is a strong Torres Strait Islander from Rockhampton. She is a recipient of both the renowned Keir Choreographic Award and the Deadly Funny Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award. Laughter and deep reflection go hand in hand in this unique and intimate story told through movement and words.

 My Urrwai is a revealing reflection on and celebration of cultural and familial inheritance, and an unflinching comment on race relations in Australia.

Presented by Rockhampton Regional Council. Part of the 2019 See It Live Theatre Season.

Some coarse language. Suitable for ages 12+.

 Please note that the performance will be held at the Walter Reid Cultural Centre auditorium.

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE:
A performance for schools will be held at the Walter Reid Cultural Centre on Wednesday 31 July at 1pm.

To book for the school performance, call the Box Office on 4927 4111 or fill out this online form.

An education resource kit is available for download below.

 

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EITHER a fee of $5.40 per transaction will apply for a booking made with the box office by telephone
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These fees are current until 30 June 2020

 

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When

  • Wednesday, 31 July 2019 | 07:30 PM

Location

Walter Reid Cultural Centre, 203 East Street, Rockhampton City 4700  View Map

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