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About us

Judith Wright Centre Brisbane street viewNamed after Judith Wright, the celebrated Australian poet and campaigner, the Judith Wright Arts Centre (JWAC) presents some of the most original and inspired shows featuring cabaret, circus, dance, music and contemporary performance, right in the heart of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley.

The JWAC is a creative hub to a number of esteemed arts companies including the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts, Artour, AusDance Queensland, BlakDance, Circa, Creative Partnerships Australia, Expressions Dance Company, Flying Arts Alliance, Institute of Modern Art and Musica Viva, as well as Carbon Creative and Slingshot Bar Gallery.

Throughout the year the centre presents an ambitious program of exhibitions and events created by our tenants and local producers. The experiences here are unlike anything else you’ll find in the Brisbane theatre scene.

For the latest event listings and to purchase tickets visit What's On.

Plan your visit includes details about our location, transport and handy hints to make your visit to the JWAC as easy as it will be enjoyable.

Supporting Queensland artists is a vital part of our history and today we exist to support the creative energies of our local talent.

The Judith Wright Arts Centre is committed to protecting our patrons’ privacy and how we manage personal information is outlined in our Privacy Statement.