Featured Artists

Ciella Williams

Ciella is a writer, dramaturg, performer and mother of two living on Larrakia Country. Her writing is embedded in the NT and concerned with underrepresented voices and stories, particularly of young women and girls. This year she is undertaking a year-long writers’ residency at Corrugated Iron Youth Arts. She is a member of the IGNITE Collective, an initiative of New Ghosts Theatre to create new work for women aged 20-30. Her full-length work Hush premiered in 2022, and was shortlisted for the Glenda Adams Award for New Writing at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, and the 2020 NT Literary Awards in the Drama category. Earlier works have been performed at Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), Brown’s Mart Theatre, Darwin Fringe Festival and Short + Sweet Sydney. Ciella works as a freelance dramaturg, and ran the ATYP Fresh Ink program for emerging NT writer from 2018-2021.


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