Janice Carroll

Joy “Janice” Carroll enjoys her engagement in dance and music which gives her a voice, drawing on strengths and insights that reshape her confidence. As Janice works towards something that feels cohesive and complete, she presents both a reflective and informative performance. Janice, a First Nations artist, performed in the award-winning 2011 performance Close to Me and as a founding member of the stArts with D  Ensemble in Somebody Everybody in 2013.

In 2015 she collaborated with Katie Keys to create memes/poems in the Selfies project and also created and performed compelling original solo works as part of Unbroken Land 2015. Janice re-joined the stArts with D Ensemble in 2019 as part of the Move Masters program, bringing her joy of creating and performing to the stArts with D Ensemble short film works for Unbroken Land 2020/2021, which also formed part of the 2021 Unbroken Land Film Screening event. 

Janice recently created a song about her Homeland, Finke, for the ‘Strong Feelings’ multi-arts exhibition in early 2023. She featured in another collaborative short film and both were also exhibited by the National Portrait Gallery for ‘Portrait: 23 Identity’. ‘Strong Feelings’ was the winner of the Project category for the 2023 Northern Territory Arts Access Awards and Janice received Highly Commended in the Individual Artist with Disability.