What is cultural performance?

What is cultural performance and why is it important? We spoke to Ian Williams, the Managing and Artistic Director at ExitLeft Performance Academy, the performance company who trains our Inspire performers and helps them become “stage ready”.

Nowruz celebration – Paywand

Nowruz celebration with Paywand band!! Come along and celebrate Nowruz (Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year) with the Iranian community.

Meet Mwase

Mwase performs traditional Malawian dance, percussion, story telling and singing. Hiss friends and family describe him as “funny, very passionate about things and engaging” and he love it when an audience becomes involves and participates in one of his performances.

What is Malawian music?

We asked one of our performers, Mwase Makalani to describe traditional Malawian music…

Meet Shewit

Meet Shewit, a talented female vocalist, performer and rapper who writes her own music. She’s been performing since she was 7 and has no plans to slow down. Read on to find out more about Shewit and read about her most memorable performance which featured performing in Grease and a wardrobe malfunction…

Inspire Launch – a night of celebration

On the 22nd of June 2017 the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) launched Inspire, an innovative and vibrant program that highlights the positive contributions made by migrants and refugees to the Tasmanian community. Booking a performer is now as easy as browsing the amazing talented Tasmanian performers on offer and the requesting a performer via this website.

ABC News – Migrants showcasing culture to adopted communities in Tasmania

“A state government funded program to connect the broader community to multicultural talent has been launched in southern Tasmania. Inspire Tasmania will showcase performers from a range of different cultures, each with their own story to tell.” Check out the ABC’s full article on the Inspire program here By Aneeta Bhole  

Welcome to Inspire!

Welcome to Inspire! We are delighted to launch this exciting new program in 2017 and to celebrate cultural diversity through performance.

Inspire – Multicultural talent flourishes in Tasmania

22/06/2017 This evening the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) (MRC) will launch Inspire, an innovative and vibrant program that will connect Tasmanian Multicultural Performers to the broader community. Pictured: Shobha Narayan (left) and Amal Chandran (right) – Rhythmz Bollywood Dance