Yolande Brown

Yolande Brown

First Collective Residencies Choreographer

Yolande is a Bidjara woman and former senior artist and choreographer (Dark Emu, 2018/ Imprint, 2013) with Bangarra Dance Theatre. She coordinated and guided the curation of Bangarra's award-winning digital site, Knowledge Ground, where people can explore the people, places, journeys and productions which form the bedrock of the company. Yolande has also been instrumental in developing and delivering Winhanga-rra, Bangarra's Teachers' Professional Learning Workshops.
Yolande has collaborated with Australia’s creative and cultural leaders across many fields including music, theatre and dance. Yolande works across a range of artistic productions, programs and advisory panels. Most recently, Yolande wrote and curated the digital exhibition and accompanying podcast Rites: Dancing towards a shared history, produced by Arts Centre Melbourne, and choreographed the 2022 production The Sunshine Club, co-produced by Queensland Theatre and QPAC. Yolande is currently working for AIME as a creative lead in the position of Magic Maker.

We acknowledge the First Nations people as the Traditional Owners of Meanjin (Brisbane).

Australasian Dance Collective acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Click anywhere to continue