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Roller Coaster, Image by Simone Gorman-Clark

Fundraising a Rolling Success thanks to our amazing supporters

In June, we announced that our new major production Roller Coaster was set to premiere as part of Bleach* Festival on the Gold Coast.  We also launched our first ever fundraising campaign, asking for support to raise a crucial $5,000 towards our community engagement and participation costs. We are over the moon to announce that with …

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Roller Coaster T-shirts_desgin by Tal Fitzpatrick

Tal Fitzpatrick x Roller Coaster Merch Collab

Get your own Artist designed Roller Coaster t-shirt today! We were so excited to commission socially-engaged artist and craftivist Tal Fitzpatrick to create the design for this year’s Roller Coaster T-shirt. We love that Tal’s work uses handmade techniques of quilting and embroidery with social and political messages and imagery for advocacy, community building and …

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Everybody NOW! at Charleville with QLD Music Trails image by TheJamesAdams

Stories From The Road – Queensland Music Trails

We’ve just returned from visiting Bidjara Country / Charleville in the rural Murweh Shire, 8hrs west of Brisbane as part of the Queensland Music Trails. Everybody NOW’s Co-Artistic Director Bec Reid and Producer Pru Wilson shared some of their highlights and stories from the road. Q: Tell us what Everybody NOW! did with the Queensland …

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Roller Coaster. Photo: Simone Gorman-Clark

Roller Coaster – could there be a better metaphor for contemporary life?

Griffith University’s, Dr Adele Pavlidis and Professor Simone Fullagar (Sport and Gender Equity -SAGE – at Griffith University) recently reflected on our Roller Coaster Residency in their essay below: Roller skating is undergoing a revival as a creative sport culture that continues to be popular with women, girls and gender expansive humans. Popular culture and …

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