Interested in performing arts, visual arts or any other creative arts? Are you a Blakfulla, First Nations, Koori/e, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander? Keen to meet up with other Young Blak & Deadly mob living over this way? Wanna hear from creative Blakfulla’s who are already working in the industry and doing what they love? Or are you just curious about what goes into making a deadly show?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions then join “Young Blak & Deadly” today.
“Working in the Arts can be an exciting adventure as well as a fulfilling career path. It takes creativity and hard work and is such an important way to ensure our stories continue to be told our way.” – Lisa Maza
Creative Workshops and Mentoring
Are you 12-25 years old, studying or working in the west with an interest in the arts? Then this program is for you! Register your interest below.
As part of the program, you’ll:
Facilitated by Meriam/Yidinji/Dutch woman Lisa Maza, who has 20+ years in the arts industry as a singer, actor, filmmaker, tour manager, playwright, just to name a few.
“Creatives and Crew are the backbone of the performing arts industry and we need blak voices, hands and minds working in these roles to build upon the new, diverse and outstanding works being created. For years I wondered why there were so few Blakfulla’s working in these roles? Then it occurred to me that it may be because most Blakfulla’s don’t even know these jobs exist. Young Blak & Deadly is here to provide a greater understanding of the arts and is an opportunity to connect, play & create together.” - Lisa Maza
No charge to participate
Enter to win a $200 gift voucher and design an artwork for Young Blak & Deadly! The winning design will be used as an image for the Young Blak & Deadly program and the winner will receive a $200 gift voucher. Entrants need to be First Nations Australian (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) who live, go to school or work in the West.