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We welcome two new faces to the company in 2022. Janaya Lamb, a proud Wiradjuri woman, born on Bunjalung country raised in Tamworth on Gamileraay country, will join our ensemble of company dancers. She also has connections to the Torres Strait in her ancestry.

Jesse Murray will also join the company as our 2022 Russell Page Graduate. A proud Wiradjuri man of the Galari tribe, Jesse has been learning and performing traditional dances on Wiradjuri country and around NSW since he was a young boy.

“I am thrilled to welcome Janaya Lamb and Jesse Murray to Bangarra. I have been privileged to watch their growth and development over the course of their training both in the Rekindling program and NAISDA Dance College. Their vibrancy and unwavering commitment to their artform is the spirit that will guide us in these trying times,” said Associate Artistic Director, Frances Rings.

Thank you to the Sherry-Hogan Foundation, The Ross Trust and our individual donors for their generous support of the Russell Page Graduate Program.

Read full announcement here.


Photo: Daniel Boud