I acknowledge that I live and work on the stolen lands of the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. I pay my respects to elders past and present. Sovereignty was never ceded. Please visit Path to Equality for a wealth of resources.

BIOGRAPHY: Ebony Rattle is a nonbinary, queer, disabled multidisciplinary artist living and working predominantly on Wurundjeri Land. They work across the contexts of performance, sound design and writing; investigating queerness, disability and the relationship between mind, body and audience.

Their work has been supported by Creative Victoria, Regional Arts Victoria, Performance Space, Antipodes Theatre Company, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Theatre Works and The City of Port Philip.

Additionally, they have nearly a decade’s experience working in live audio and vision production, and have worked extensively with Australia’s most esteemed live performance companies, including Opera Australia, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Theatre Company, The Australian Ballet, Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Melbourne Fringe Festival. Music highlights include Fuji Rock Festival in Niigata, Japan, Splendour in The Grass, Meredith Music Festival and Fairgrounds Festival. Ebony also production manages HOLLER Fest, a festival championing the contributions of women and gender diverse people in the local music industry, and is a judge for the yearly esteemed Music Victoria Awards.

Ebony has twice been a participant of the Antipodes Theatre Company Winter Lab, and has also been mentored by esteemed theatre director Adena Jacobs through the Midsumma Pathways Program for LGBTQIA+ people living with disability. Ebony currently works as a freelance access consultant and is the current Midsumma Pathways Program coordinator.

Theatre credits include Winona (LIVE DREAMS, Liveworks Festival/Trades Hall, Melbourne Fringe Festival) The Last Hour (The Butterfly Club) Ring, Ring! (Theatre Works), BLITZ (Alex Theatre St Kilda).

Ebony is a proud member of MEAA.