We present the 2020-21 Be Bold Performance Residency artists:
The Be Bold Performance Residency program enables artists and arts organisations to make and present work with and for the Brimbank community. Discover new and innovative projects in performing arts, theatre, movement and film. Four diverse women lead this selection of artists with bold works designed to create connection and inspire people through performing arts.
As part of the residency program, the selected artists will have a safe presentation space and will be provided with financial, professional and creative development and in kind support.
Multidisciplinary new media artist and educator
Tadpoles Looking for Mama 小蝌蚪找妈妈 is a live performance by artist Dan Wei, weaving together a whimsical Chinese animation and the retelling of Dan's own personal story of childhood loss.
Image by Shane Delonix
Vocalist, art producer, installation artist and activist
Inspired by Arabic and First Nations lullabies, Aseel will host Lullabies Under the Stars - a beautiful, participatory live-art activity for children aged 6 months to 6 year olds and their grown-ups.
Image by Justyn Koh
Creative producers, storytellers and healers
IPUTI is a weaving of contemporary and classical performance art with traditional Pacific/Māori storytelling. Community care with the simplicity of sharing a cup of tea.
Image by Irihipeti Waretini
Stage and screen actor, and playwright
Miss Saigon-Wrong is a new musical comedy by Chi Nguyen set in modern Australia about a couple’s messy break up in the middle of their de facto visa application.
Image by Amelia J Dowd