stArts with D

A performing arts ensemble engaging artists with disability in programs to build skills, co-create, collaborate and present disability-led performance works. 

Incite Arts has produced Arts & Disability Performing Arts programs since 2005, nurturing and supporting relationships between collaborating and mentoring artists with the disabled artists and disability service providers. The quality and quantity of time spent together has forged strong bonds of trust between Ensemble members, creating a space in which to share stories and connect deeply with others. 

In 2013 Incite initiated the formation of stArts with D Performance Ensemble as a response to some of the performers wanting to continue as a group to build skills and create and perform self-devised performance theatre and also in response to feedback from the highly acclaimed 2011 production Close to Me.

The group have now presented many more incredible works including Somebody Everybody, Meet You at the Edge, Unbroken Land and Strong Feelings. 

Project Feedback

On the ‘stArts with D’ Performance Ensemble

“There is a sense of camaraderie and friendship that has grown over time amongst this group. The delight and elation as they enter the rehearsal room each day is priceless and a joy to observe.”

Philomena Hali

SE Project Officer, costumes & set assistant

On the experience of ‘Somebody Everybody’

“I love this show because it’s good fun. We practice lots and lots. It’s special to me because it tells my story of loss.”

Tiffany Malthouse

stArts with D Performer

“Thank you for the honesty of everyone’s performance and for the beauty of togetherness. It was magical.”

‘Somebody Everybody’ Audience Member