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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 in 2013.

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Heritage

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

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Bio

Tara joined Bangarra in 2006. Highlights for Tara include performing in India and Japan for the 2018 International Tour along with London and New York. Along with returning to her home in Western Australia to perform for her family and being nominated in Dance Australia’s Critic Choice Awards as Dancer to Watch.

She created her first choreographic work Nala, for Bangarra’s Dance Clan 3 in 2013 which later returned to Country, performing 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 pursue her dreams into reality.