State and Territory Finalists were recently announced for the National Australia Day Council's Australian of the Year Award 2007. Alongside three other nominees, Bangarra's Artistic Director Stephen Page has been short listed for the New South Wales category of the award.

Stephen Page is the first Indigenous dancer/choreographer to have achieved international recognition. He studied dance at the National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association and after graduating in 1983 began a professional career as a dancer with the Sydney Dance Company.

2008 sees Griffin take new Australian writing nationwide. In addition to five full productions presented at the company’s resident venue, the SBW Stables Theatre in Kings Cross, next year Griffin will tour or transfer a record-breaking four productions.

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