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Yirra Yaakin’s ‘Hecate’ big winner at Performing Arts WA Awards

Yirra Yaakin’s ‘Hecate’ big winner at Performing Arts WA Awards

WA’s professional performing arts sector celebrated the outstanding achievements of actors, directors, producers, theatre- and dance-makers at last night’s 2021 Performing Arts WA Awards. The host – Artist Relief Fund WA – bestowed over 34 awards across theatre, dance, opera and musical theatre at the gala event, which was held at the State Theatre Centre […]

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Review | ‘The Sum of Us’ is one of the great Aussie plays

Review | ‘The Sum of Us’ is one of the great Aussie plays

The Sum of Us | Subiaco Arts Centre | Until 7th March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Yirra Yaakin’s production of The Sum of Us is the first production to be programmed by the company’s new Artistic Director Eva Grace Mullaley, who took over the reins from longstanding leader Kyle Morrison last year. It’s a choice that allows […]

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Yirra Yaakin bring ‘The Sum of Us’ to the stage in 2021

Yirra Yaakin bring ‘The Sum of Us’ to the stage in 2021

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company returns to Perth Festival after its 2020 Festival world-premiere hit Hecate with an exciting new production of the much-loved Australian comedy drama The Sum of Us. How’s a bloke supposed to find Mr Right when his father’s always up in his business? That’s the premise of this uplifting play that revolves […]

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Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Local Indigenous theatre company Yirra Yaakin have revealed the details of their next production, focusing on the realm of FIFO, mining and their impact on First Nations’ families. Developing with the support of Goolari Media’s Indigenous Writers program, Playwriting Australia, Ilbijerri and Moogahlin’s Yellamundie First Nations Play Festival, FIFO – Fit In or F**k Off puts the […]

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Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company have announced the appointment of Eva Grace Mullaley as the Company’s new Artistic Director. Mullaley, a Widi woman from the Yamatji Nation in the Midwest region of Western Australia, is taking over the reins from the long-standing and much loved, Kyle J Morrison. The experienced theatre practitioner said she was honoured […]

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Yirra Yaakin bring the powerful ‘Huff’ to Western Australia

Yirra Yaakin bring the powerful ‘Huff’ to Western Australia

Huff | Subiaco Arts Centre | Until 24th March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  I’ve never seen my friend and theatre companion speechless before. Watching Huff, by performer and playwright Cliff Cardinal, did just that. Cardinal is an indigenous Canadian, telling stories of a taboo subculture within Canada’s First Nations’ people. While the issues presented are emotionally […]

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