Ali Mills

Categories: Performance / Workshops

Ali_MillsAli Mills is a Larrakia woman of many creative talents. Her expertise includes:

  • Welcome to Country Presenter
  • Songwriter and Musician
  • Dancer
  • Film & Theatre: Director, Scriptwriter and Actor
  • Workshop Facilitator

 

Music & Family

In 1982 Ali took to the road as full time entertainer, sometimes as a solo artist and sometimes as lead singer of the famous local, Darwin NT group, The Mills Sisters. The Mills Sisters were support act for local and international acts such as Tina Turner, Charlie Pride, Bullamakanka, Bushwackers, Sir Harry Secombe, Sweet Honey in the Rock and much later on Pete Murray.

Ali has also produced an album titled Waltjim Bat Matilda - Aboriginal Kriol for Waltzing Matilda featuring a lead track with the same name, has taken Australia by storm.

 

Theatre & Film 

Ali also played the role of the grieving Grandmother in the film Yolngu Boy. Ali is an artist linked to The Australian Playwrights Conference, The Darwin Theatre Company, Browns Mart Theatre, Darwin Community Arts and Corrugated Iron Youth Arts.

Therapeutic Theatre Workshops

For the last 20 years Ali Mills has concentrated on promoting her entertainment career, her music cd album and balancing it all with her therapeutic theatre aspirations which include learning more about techniques such as playback theatre, theatre of the oppressed, psychodrama, theatre sports and invisible theatre. Ali has a passion for these theatre techniques and a bigger passion in promoting the use of them as a wonderful, impactive and immensely effective tool for wide community use in conflict resolution activities and in programs where community sharing of hardship stories is valued and can be engaged as a means to an end in promoting community bonding, health and support.

 

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