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Oliver performing at the BlackWords Symposium, October 2012.
Steven Oliver i(6 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Kuku-Yalanji ; Aboriginal Darumbal people ; Aboriginal Waanyi ; Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Cloncurry-born Stephen Oliver has trained as a dancer, actor and singer at the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts in Queensland. He is also a performance poet.

Notes

  • Darumbal people of the Keppel Islands and surrounding regions are also known as Woppaburra or Ganumi people.

Awards for Works

Black Comedy 2014 series - publisher film/TV

'The six-episode series Black Comedy, written by and starring indigenous performers, is the first comedy by the ABC's Indigenous Department. Since its launch in 2010, the department has primarily produced critically acclaimed drama including Redfern Now, The Gods of Wheat Street and telemovie Mabo. 'The series combines a mix of obsercational physical shetches, historical sketches and parodies of TV, film and commericials.' (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald online; Koori Mail issue, 587, 2014:4)

2016 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Comedy Series
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