A Certain Mumble by Amelia Jean O'Leary

Two women, strong in their identities, express what it feels like to be an outsider in Australia. 

Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Amelia is a First Nations Gamilaroi dancer and choreographer. Janelle Tan is a Chinese Malaysian dance artist with a rich understanding of the diverse culture that surrounded her growing up. In A Certain Mumble, they step through the sticky terrain of conviction and confusion, voice and incomprehensibility, sisterhood and lineage, being watched and being understood. 

In this intimate new dance work, these two young choreographers invite you into the murky realm between the certainty they hold in themselves, the perils of being misunderstood, and the subterranean rumblings that try to convince you you don’t belong here. 

Approx. running time: 50mins, no interval

Preview performance: 15 March, 7.30pm

Post-show talk: Saturday 18 March, 2pm 

For wheelchair and accessible bookings please contact: ticketing@darebin.vic.gov.au.

Creative Team:

Choreographer, dancer, soundscape and projection artist: Amelia Jean O'Leary  
Dancer and Collaborator: Janelle Tan Yung Huey
Lighting Designer: Giovanna Yate Gonzalez
Stage Designer: Savanna Wegman
Stage Manager: Georgina Bright

Image by Alliah Nival


This work is additionally supported by Creative Victoria, the Besen family Foundation, City of Melbourne and through the Make A Start Residency at Lucy Guerin Inc.

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15 Mar 23 - 19 Mar 23
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Multi-date
Wed - Fri 7.30pm | Sat 2pm & 7.30pm | Sun 5pm
Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre
189 High St, Northcote 3070
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$38 Full | $30 Conc. | $33 Darebin Residents | $33 FRAME Festival Pass | $20 Preview | $15 Blak Tix
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