Isaac Trew

Isaac Trew is a young First Nations man who began his involvement in Incite Arts programs as a child at Acacia Hill School in 2004. His first major production was the award-winning Close to Me in 2011, and is a founding member of the stArts with D Ensemble, presenting the inaugural work Somebody Everybody in 2013.  

In 2015, Isaac created a feature performance as part of Unbroken Land 2015 along with fellow Ensemble members, Mickey Wallace and Brandon Williams. Also in 2015, Isaac collaborated in the Selfies project to write memes and poems. 2017 saw Isaac involved in the Poco Tutti program, and again as a key performer in Unbroken Land 2018.  

Isaac also participated in Incite’s 2018-19 Sounds Good to Me program taking great delight in the musical explorations. 2019/2020 saw him make strong and valuable contributions in creating Move Masters new performance works for Unbroken Land 2020/2021, which also formed part of the 2021 Unbroken Land Film Screening event. 

Isaac was part of the ‘Strong Feelings’ multi-arts exhibition in early 2023. Two of the films that he feautured in were also exhibited by the National Portrait Gallery for ‘Portrait: 23 Identity’. ‘Strong Feelings’ was the winner of the Project category for the Northern Territory Arts Access Awards for 2023.