Ngalaka Daa Ensemble

An exclusive training opportunity presented by WAYTCo and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

This new Ensemble provides participants with the opportunity to receive intensive individual and collaborative development in theatre making, acting and Noongar language skills at a professional level.

Age Group: 15 - 26
(younger artists who show maturity may be considered)

Dates & Times
14 - 17 April - Audition Week (Tuesday - Friday 10am - 3pm)
27 April - 29 June - Rehearsals (Every Wednesday 5 - 8pm)
6 - 10 July - Production Week & Performance

Venue: Kings Street Arts Centre

Cost: FREE

This program is open to young people from all backgrounds and levels of experience. Noongar and First Nations participants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Successful participants will partake in a series of workshops and rehearsals leading to curated public performance opportunities.

As a member of the Ngalaka Daa Ensemble participants will gain access to training with industry leaders including performance preparation, vocal techniques, movement techniques / physicality, Noongar language (comprehension and articulation), acting techniques (various forms and styles), monologues, dialogues and ensemble work, embodiment of text and Noongar physical theatre processes.

In addition to providing people with opportunities to participate in the arts, the Youth Ensemble program is also an avenue in promoting the sustainability of one of the oldest languages on the planet, while promoting cultural awareness and reconciliation, along with a greater sense of connection and understanding of the community they live in.

Young people aged 15 - 26 are invited to attend audition week which will be held across 14 - 17 April.

For more information about the auditions or to obtain an audition form please email education@yirrayaakin.com.au or call 9380 3049

(Please note audition places are limited so please email to secure a spot)