Contemporary Indigenous dancing with Janine Oxenham

LOCATION : Gazeebo

A workshop led by the festival’s dance co-ordinator Janine Oxenham, supported by members of Pundarra Performance group and Coral Spawn dancers.

Janine is a Malgana Yamatji woman from the Shark Bay area in WA and grew up on Yinggarda Country in Carnarvon. She has choreographed and performed as a freelance contemporary Indigenous dancer for numerous festivals and projects in Regional & Metro WA. Janine has a love of working with community to tell Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Stories through movement & performance art.

Participants will learn moves from one of the dances to be performed at the 2024 festival, and the stories that are being told with the movement.