IBRAHIM MUSSA

Ibrahim is from Tanzania and is a traditional dancer, stage actor, and acrobat. Ibrahim attended a circus school in Tanzania, where he trained for more than three years. He specialises in Acrobatics, Rolla Rola, Traditional Dance, and Plate Spinning.

DANCING DIVAS

The Dancing Divas are an Indian dance group established by Bhuvana Veeramani. They perform a fusion of classical, Bollywood, folk and western dance styles, presented with passion and exuberance, the dances express joy and happiness

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”.

Lawrence Gino

Lawrence has been working seriously as a musician and community mentor since emerging with Community projects lead by Kickstart Arts in the early 2000s, including Power Hip Hop (with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra).

What is Malawian music?

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

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.

MWASE MAKALANI

Mwase Makalani is a Malawian musician and dancer. He is an incredibly talented percussionist, performing world music on a variety of African percussion instruments.

RHYTHMZ BOLLYWOOD DANCE

Rhythmz Bollywood Dance is a Bollywood dance school located in Hobart, Tasmania. It was founded in 2012 and encompasses a multicultural team of teachers who are incredibly passionate about sharing their love and skills…

TASMANIAN CHINESE COMMUNITY

The Tasmanian Chinese Arts and Communication Society (TCACS) showcases a wide variety of Chinese culture through instrumental presentations and traditional dance. Portraying over 56 different Chinese ethnic groups, the performances incorporate traditional Chinese instruments, such as the guzheng and the erhu.

Shuang Zhang

Shuang Zhang is a conservatorium trained Chinese opera singer and dancer, now living in Hobart, Tasmania. She has been singing for more than a decade, specialising in traditional Chinese Opera.