Four Nations: Indigenous Performance - Pitch Session

Tuesday, September 1 - 9:00 - 10:15 am

On Tuesday, September 1, Western Arts Alliance in partnership with Full Circle: First Nations Performance will host a showcase of Indigenous performance with artists from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

This pitch session will feature all the participating artists or their representatives, along with a special guest or two. In one hour, you’ll get a quick survey in the breadth and depth of Indigenous performance, meet the artists, and learn more about their work.

Featured Artists

Atamira Dance Company (New Zealand)

Black Arm Band (Australia)*

Djuki Mala (Australia)*

Leela Gilday (Canada)*

Horomona Hora (New Zealand)*

ILBIJERRI Theatre - Jack Charles v The Crown (Australia)*

Emily Johnson / Catalyst (United States)*

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole (United States)*

Native Earth Performing Arts (Canada)*

Pamyua (United States)*

Red Sky Performance – Backbone (Canada)*

Tawata Productions (New Zealand)

*Showcase Artists

The Indigenous Performance Symposium and Showcase is made possible by grants from the BC Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and in partnership with Full Circle: First Nations Performance, the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative New Zealand, and the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation.