Ursula Yovich is a singer, song-writer, actor, playwright and story teller. She grew up in Australian’s Northern Territory, in Darwin and Maningrida. As an actor Ursula has worked for all of Australia’s leading theatre companies, and her performances have been recognised with numerous awards and nominations. She featured in Australia’s first Aboriginal opera, Pecan Summer, she wrote and starred in her own one-woman cabaret, Magpie Blues, she recently co-wrote and starred in Barbara and The Camp Dogs and The Man with the Iron Neck. Ursula has toured Australia, New Zealand, the US and Canada with the musicians of Black Arm Band in Dirtsong. She has also performed in the all-girl group Barefoot Divas whose six singers represent the indigenous cultures of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Notable feature film credits include Top End Wedding, Australia, Goldstone and Jindabyne. Ursula is also a familiar face to television audiences in Australia, with roles in the following prestigious TV series: Wakefield, Wanted, The Code, The Gods of Wheat Street and Redfern Now.
2019/20 Season: Mission Songs Project