Tour produced by Performing Lines supported by Ilbijerri Theatre
Ghenoa Gela – little sister, daughter, granddaughter, 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.
Ghenoa 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, supported by stellar team including director Rachael Maza and dramaturg Kate Champion, is a revealing reflection on and celebration of cultural and familial inheritance, and an unflinching comment on race relations in Australia.
PERFORMED IN THE BICENTENNIAL HALL, NEXT TO THE Q. TICKETS ARE GENERAL ADMISSION
RUNNING TIME: 60 mins no Interval
AUDIENCE ADVICE: some coarse language, suitable for ages 12+
EARLY BIRD available until 23 July 2019