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Outspoken performers: Cassia Moore, Tallula Bourne, Georgia Conchado and Seth Freeman with director Lisa Apostolides. Photo Jeff Dawson
Outspoken performers: Cassia Moore, Tallula Bourne, Georgia Conchado and Seth Freeman with director Lisa Apostolides. Photo Jeff Dawson

After receiving funding from Northcott and Byron Shire Council, Byron Youth Theatre has formed a creative collaboration with six young people with disabilities as well as artistic director of SPRUNG Integrated Dance Theatre, Michael Hennessy and dancer and interpreter Alison Toft.

The combined cast of Outspoken have developed a performance which explores issues of inclusivity, belonging and identity.

The piece will include dance, poetry, music and drama.

There will be two public performances held at the Drill Hall in Mullumbimby tomorrow, (Wednesday November 11) from 7-9pm and Monday (November 30) from 10am-noon.

Entry is by donation

Northcott is an innovative and dynamic not-for-profit organisation that provides support to more than 14,000 people with disabilities and their families and carers in the Byron Shire, as well as across NSW and the ACT.


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