A collection of six plays from Victoria by Aboriginal writers which encompass a myriad of issues about the Aboriginal experience.
I Don’t Wanna Play House
by Tammy Anderson
Tammy Anderson's moving story of her childhood. A truly remarkable account of the triumph of the human spirit.
Conversations With the Dead
by Richard J. Frankland
Imagine that you're a Koorie, that you're in your mid-twenties, that your job is to look into the lives of the dead and the process, policy and attitude that killed them.
Jack is employed by Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. In his role he listens to the stories of grieving families and re-creates the lives of those who have died. A powerful, savage play which takes you into the aching sorrow of deaths in custody.
by John Harding
A violent uprising is planned for Reconciliation Day in a future Australia. Will retribution or forgiveness prevail?
by Jadah Milroy
The story of a young, urban Indigenous Australian woman and a man from a desert community lured into the city.
by Tracey Rigney
Follows the taunts and temptations of a school girl, and her personal struggle to remain true to her culture and herself.
by Maryanne Sam
A funny and at times heart-wrenching play about an actors' casting agency with more colour charts than a paint shop, and the problems faced by Indigenous actors.
The preparation of this document was commissioned by Drama Australia to foster access and participation in learning, taking in the broader context of Indigenous educational perspectives and redefining their relevance in the study of Contemporary Indigenou
"Blak Inside, a series of Indigenous plays from Victoria, performed at Melbourneâ€™s Playbox to sellout crowds. Itâ€™s a vote of confidence in the medium that these writers chose to craft their stories for theatre. I saw 3 of the 5 productions..."