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Yolanda Lowatta is a Geidei woman from Iama Island in the Torres Strait and is also of Papua New Guinean and Fijian heritage. In 2016 Yolanda was awarded a Helpmann Award for Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre while dancing with Bangarra Dance Theatre. Before joining in 2015 as a recipient of the Russell Page Graduate Program, Yolanda danced with Ochre Contemporary Dance Company, Jannawi Dance Clan and Yt Dingo. Yolanda is now currently based on Ngunnawal Country working as an independent artist with Australian Dance Party and Melanie Lane among others.

Feature image: Still from Nataptedi
Photo Credit: unknown
Dancers featured: Yolanda Lowatta

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