Alana Valentine


Alana Valentine is a critically-acclaimed Writer, Playwright, and Dramaturg, who has worked with Bangarra since 2011.



Alana Valentine's first work with Bangarra was ID (2011); since then, she has collaborated on many works for the company.

Alana is a distinguished Writer, Playright, and Dramaturg, celebrated for her moving and well-researched works which include Run Rabbit Run, Ladies Day, Parramatta Girls, and Letters to Lindy. She is the recipient of many awards in recognition of her writing including two Tasmanian Theatre Awards, a Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship, and several AWGIE Awards.

Alana has collaborated with many of Australia's most highly regarded First Nations artists including Ursula Yovich, Romaine Moreton, Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor, Wesley Enoch, Andrea James, Christine Anu, Deborah Mailman, Emma Donovan, Roxanne MacDonald, Wayne Blair, Casey Donovan, Lou Bennett and Leah Purcell.