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NAIDOC NYLON: Come and celebrate cultures and communities

From comedy to burlesque, drag & beyond this is ambitious work with a bang

It’s NAIDOC week! Come and celebrate cultures and communities in a fierce evening of stereotype busting, genre-bending new wave entertainment!

Join us in this unique showcase of divinely eclectic performance art, showcasing leading and emerging Faboriginal performance artists both local & from across the country who are exploring stories & ideas in bold new ways. From comedy to burlesque, drag & beyond this is ambitious work with a bang! Exploring personal stories and/or cultural histories in new ways.

Saturday 6 July, 2019
Laycock Street Theatre, North Gosford
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Destiny Haz Arrived – a Widjibul Bundjalung Queen DIVA Nominated, from Northern Rivers of NSW, who has lead the First Australians iconic Mardi Gras Parade float & performed with the deadly Jessica Mauboy.

Juanita Eleanor Duncan a proud Gamilaraay yinar from North West NSW & Central Coast most recently toured festivals across the country, performed Sydney opera house, MCA & Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the amazing Hot Brown Honey. A Coastie local, having graduated from NAISDA in 2010

Memarloo Newry is a Miriwoong actor, producer and creative artist from Kununurra WA, Waapa graduate currently based in Sydney, personal performance work is based in sovereignty and autonomy of the body in relation to First Nations culture and queerness movement combating colonialism. Seen hosting in Beyond Production’s Wow That’s Amazing and performing in Koori Gras.

Neville Boney is a proud Wiradjuri man from Wagga Wagga New South Wales. From ballroom dancing to Musical Theatre, Neville is a part of the musical community, both in Wagga Wagga
and Gosford 2019 NAISDA graduate and Chairman’s Award winner.

Chel Torres Torres Strait Islander, Sydney based artist, Experimentation across forms from storytelling & spoken word to dance, drag and performance art, visible on the indigenous lgbt circuit, Koori Gras, First Nations Rainbow, Klub Koori

Jojo Zaho Newcastle’s naughtiest novacastrian & one of your favourite Black Divas. Competed in the inaugural Miss First Nation 2017 taking home Miss Photogenic among other titles. She’s appeared in interviews for SBS, ABC, & Triple J.

You’re Hostess with the mostess Nana Miss Koori Born in Sydney, Gadigal gay male from the Eora Nation with strong connections to the La Perouse and Nowra Communities. Aboriginal Drag Performer- Artist shows with Mardi Gras + CarriageWorks to co-curator and co-MC of Black Nulla,

Dress: Sport the Black, Yellow, Red in anything & everything you wear!

Proudly supported by Central Coast Council Creative Art Central

Don Craig Room, Laycock St Theatre

Written by Kevin Bull

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