Yirra Yaarnz

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Friday 8 July | 3pm - 4pm
Saturday 9 July | 3pm - 4pm

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Cost

Standard | $5.50

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.

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
Cast: To be announced

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


Organiser: Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company
Location: Stan Perron WA Treasures exhibition, Hackett Hall