Dharpaloco (Dubs) is from the Gumatj Clan of North East Arnhem Land and the Darug people of Western Sydney. Dubs is a principle dancer with Jannawi Dance Clan performing in the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority’s production of Fire Water, at the World Masters Games opening ceremony, various Darug reunion camps, Sydney Opera House events such as Message Sticks and the Utzon Memorial.
Dubs has been involved in Boomerang’s production Tri Nations, a collaboration of Scottish, Maori and Aboriginal performing artists touring in Australia, New Zealand and Scotland, under the artistic direction of Rhoda Roberts. Her other stage credits include Sugarland (ATYP) and Alice in Wonderland (Sydney Festival). Dubs’ made her television debut in ABC’s Ready for This directed by Tony Krawits.
For her performance in Sugarland, Dubs was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the Sydney Theatre Awards. Dubs is very proud of her culture and identity, and wishes to inspire the next generation to dance and keep our stories alive.
She is soon to appear in Belvoir’s 2019 production of Winyanboga Yurringa. For more information and to buy tickets head to the official page of Winynaboga Yurringa.