The 1993 focus on Indigenous People in Performance captured two important companies in their early stages of development. In Perth, Acting Out (now Barking Gecko Theatre Company) had initiated the Aboriginal Youth Theatre Project, and this was on its way to becoming Yirra Yaakin Noongar Theatre (now Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company). And in Brisbane, an Indigenous offshoot of Contact Youth Theatre had incorporated as Kooemba Jdarra, the first all-Aboriginal professional theatre in Queensland.
In Darwin, Lowdown covered the 2nd World Indigenous Youth Conference, and in Adelaide, Greg Elliott wrote about the Jumbuck Mob, an Aboriginal youth theatre company in the northern suburbs of Adelaide.
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