With Bangarra Since:
Family Background:
Nadine McDonald Dowd is a proud Yuwi woman.

Nadine was formerly the Artistic Director of Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts Company from 2001 to 2004. Previously, Nadine has been a Director on the Boards of the Queensland Theatre Company, Queensland Government’s Premier’s Indigenous Advisory Board and Q150 Advisory Committee, and the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts.


Nadine was a Senior Producer with Major Brisbane Festivals in 2010, was the Manager of the kuril dhagun, State Library of Queensland from 2006 – 2015, Creative Producer for the Commonwealth Games Arts and Cultural Festival 2018, Executive Producer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre 2018-2021, First Nations Creative Development Officer for Sunshine Coast Council and currently works closely with First Nations Artists in supporting and nurturing the next generations of storytellers.