Elma Kris

Elma Kris is a dancer, choreographer, actor and teacher. She studied at NAISDA and joined Bangarra Dance Theatre in 1999.

At the National: The Secret River (also for Sydney Theatre Company)

Other theatre includes: The Secret River for Sydney Theatre Company.

Other theatre as choreographer includes: Bupau Ipikazil and Bupau Mabigal at NAISDA; Malu for Bibir; the Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony; Emeret Lu for True Stories at Bangarra and About for Belong at Bangarra.

Reef Dreaming and Farscape.

Oscar and Lucinda and SPEAR

- Deadly Award for Dancer of the Year 2007

- Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer 2016

- NAIDOC Award for Artist of the Year 2019

- Helpmann Award nomination for Best Female Dancer 2017.

(Publishing August 2019)