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Kylie Bracknell

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Kylie Bracknell (formerly Kylie Farmer) [Kaarljilba Kaardn] is an Aboriginal Australian actor, writer, TV presenter and theatre director from the south west of Western Australia – the Nyungar nation.
As an actor, Kylie has appeared in television programs such as The Gods Of Wheat Street and Redfern Now, films including Ace Of SpadesStone Bros and SA Black Thing and theatre productions The SapphiresThe Caucasian Chalk CircleThe White Divers Of BroomeA Midsummer Night’s DreamRomeo And JulietOne Day In ‘67King Hit and Aliwa. She hosts the children’s television program Waabiny Time and is a past presenter of the Marngrook Footy Show.Kylie directed Windmill Baby as associate artist at Belvoir Street Theatre and served as assistant director on short film and theatre productions. She was also co-artistic director for the large scale Welcome To Country event as a part of the 2006 Perth International Arts Festival. Kylie co-wrote the short film Main Actors and has translated selected Shakespearean sonnets into the Nyungar language for a performance at Shakespeare’s Globe in London as part of their Globe to Globe festival (2012).Kylie has coordinated and managed a variety of theatre, film and television, and radio industry programs. She was senior workshop leader for Yirra Yaakin’s ‘Sonnets in Noongar’ schools program, script and acting coach for Ilbijerri Theatre Company, programme manager of the Media and Screen Industry Indigenous Employment Program for Screen Australia, and manager of the Indigenous department at AFTRS.

Oct
26
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
Two book covers are against a mustard yellow colour: Always another country and The resurrection of Winnie Mandela
Oct
26
AfroHeritage Book Club presents an evening that focuses on carving a space for yourself as a Black storyteller, featuring Sisonke Msimang. Book Online
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Nov
2
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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Nov
11
Hosted by Shenali Perera, join Centre for Stories for a catered social change breakfast. This event is about connecting with like-minded people who are making a positive contribution to our city and creating opportunities for the marginalised. Book Online
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