Lisa Fa’alafi is director, performance maker, choreographer and designer. Known for pushing cultural and gender boundaries, her work is visually stunning, highly entertaining, conceptual, political and satirical at heart. She earned her artistic stripes as Co-Director of artist collective Polytoxic, one of the most prominent contemporary Pacific theatre companies in Australia, with whom she creates landmark works that continue to inspire Pacific artists to this day. Lisa is the co-creator, writer, director, designer, choreographer and performer for the international smash hit Hot Brown Honey, Fresh from their World Pollination Tour performing across six countries, the work has received massive popular and critical acclaim, winning the prestigious 2016 UK Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation and Playing with Form, 2016 Greenroom Awards for Best Production and Best Design, 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Cabaret Performer and 2018 Nominee for Best Touring Production for the UK Theatre Awards. Lisa is the Co-Creator and Director of Hive City Legacy with a team of femmes of colour. In partnership with London’s Roundhouse, this acclaimed work has gone on to a 2019 return season followed by a UK Tour. The Hive City Legacy concept has become a template to create a global Hive developing new Hives in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South America, USA and Africa.
Unpacking the Canada Council's $85m Digital Strategy Fund. What worked and what can the arts sector in Australia learn from it?
We are in the midst of a Creative Revolution.
Little Lunch Online (LLOL) was a daily online meetup and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic in 2020.