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Tara Gower

Dance Artist

  • Broome, Spain

Tara is a Yawuru woman from Broome with Aboriginal, Filipino, Irish and Spanish ancestry. She joined Bangarra in 2006 and created her first choreographic work for the company, Nala, in 2013.

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Tara is a Yawuru woman from Broome with Aboriginal, Filipino, Irish and Spanish ancestry.

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Bio

Tara joined Bangarra in 2006. Her highlights with the company including touring internationally to India, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as returning to her home in Western Australia to perform for her family and community.

She created her first choreographic work Nala, for Dance Clan 3 in 2013, which later returned to Country in 2014 and was performed in her hometown of Broome on Cable Beach.

Tara has also appeared in the film Bran Nue Dae (2010) and in Dan Sultan’s music video for Under Your Skin.

Tara believes growing up on Yawuru Country has given her the strength to turn her dreams into reality.