Alexis West

Alexis West has worked as a dancer, choreographer, performer, writer, poet, theatre and filmmaker over the past 20 years. As a Birri Gubba, Wakka Wakka, Kanak and Caucasian woman, Alexis is passionate about First Nation people’s voices as well as the stories of people with disability and people from diverse backgrounds.

She has worked as an artistic director, writer and facilitator for organisations including the Karrikarrinya Theatre Collective, Kurruru Youth Arts, SA Writers Centre, Spirit Festival, Our Mob, Art Gallery SA, and Adelaide Fringe. Alexis has devised and directed new works for No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability since 2008, and worked as AD, co-writer and performer for State Theatre Company SA, co-curator for Australian Theatre Forum 2017.

Alexis will be speaking at the Mary Lee Exchange #3.

Photo byTrentino Priori.