Yolanda Lowatta, photo: Olivia Fyfe

With Yolanda Lowatta

When: 2-4pm, Saturday 4 June 2022
Where: Rehearsal Room, Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen ACT
Cost: Free
Access information: Access at Belco Arts (PDF)
Participation: 8-20 people
Contact: Liz Lea, IGNITE Programs Officer liz@belcoarts.com.au

Come dip your toes in the Torres Strait. This inclusive dance workshop with Yolanda Lowatta will give you a taste of the Torres Strait style mixed in with contemporary dance. Perfect for dancers of all abilities and levels of experience.

About IGNITE: Moves

Experience the freedom and joy of dance and improvisation in a welcoming and supportive environment with IGNITE: Moves. Register today for this free, monthly inclusive dance and movement classes with a focus on improvisational movement, led by a variety of skilled and experienced tutors.

The sessions are open to people living with and without disability. These sessions aim to create a positive learning environment rich with the creative possibilities each valued participant brings with them. For all abilities and levels of experience!

About Yolanda Lowatta

Yolanda is a Geidei woman from Yam Island in the Torres Strait and is also of Papua New Guinean and Fijian heritage. Yolanda is a contemporary dancer who fuses different styles together. In 2016 Yolanda was awarded a Helpmann award for Best Female Dancer in a dance or physical theatre while dancing with Bangarra Dance Theatre and has also danced for Ochre Contemporary Dance Company.

Her arts credits include MABO directed by Rachel Perkins, Stolen directed by Leah Purcell, Up The Ladder directed by Wesley Enoch and choreographed by Penelope Mullen, Yt dingo and Jannawi Dance Clan, the BOLD festival, Australia Dance Party and QL2 Dance.



All materials will be provided.

What to bring

Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.

More info and enrolment

If you have any questions please contact IGNITE Programs Officer, Penny Pollard, via penny@belcoarts.com.au or 0406 921 304 (text message only).