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Warren Ngarrae Foster

Language Consultant

  • Wallaga Lake

Warren is a dancer, musician, actor and writer. Warren was a part of the Bangarra Dance Theatre production Dark Emu (20218) as Yuin knowledge holder, language consultant and vocal artist.

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Heritage

Warren Foster is a Djiringanj man from Wallaga Lake.

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Bio

Warren Ngarrae Foster is a Djiringanj man from Wallaga Lake. He is a multi-faceted artist - a talented musician, actor, singer/song writer and hip-hop performer. Performing on both the national and international stage, Warren has supported Mark Atkins, William Barton, David Leha, and Neil Murray in performance.

Warren founded the Gulaga Dancers, a traditional men’s dance group who have performed nationally and internationally for the past twenty years. He has worked as a cultural teacher and tour guide in South East NSW for many years. He has written fifteen traditional dreamtime stories about Yuin country.

Significantly, Warren Ngarrae Foster is a valued Yuin community leader, knowledge keeper and sharer. His extensive study, practice and exploration of Djiringanj culture has seen him engaged as a cultural advisor by the National Museum of Australia, Bangarra Dance Theatre and the National Library.

GULAGA DANCERS

The Gulaga Dancers established and led by Warren Ngarrae Foster are a nationally recognised dance troupe that have continued the strong Djiringanj tradition of honouring the land and nature through dance and artistic connection.The Gulaga Dancers have shared their culture at countless events over the past 20 years - celebrating and sustaining the practice of traditional dance across thegenerations.