Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell is an accomplished actress, voice-over artist, television presenter, public speaker, writer, director, and producer from the southwest of Western Australia. Passionate about language revival, Kylie has developed innovative works completely in Noongar language, including the reimagining of Shakespeare’s Macbeth titled Hecate (2020), performances of Shakespearean sonnets at Shakespeare’s Globe in London (2012), two re-voiced episodes of the award-winning animation series Little J & Big Cuz, and Fist of Fury Noongar Daa, the first international feature film to be dubbed in an Australian language. Kylie hosts the children’s television program Waabiny Time (NITV) and has raised awareness of Indigenous languages via platforms including TEDx (2014) and ABC television’s Q&A program (2016). As an actor, Kylie has featured in television programs such as Irreverent (Netflix), Little J & Big Cuz (NITV and ABC), The Gods of Wheat Street (ABC) and Redfern Now (ABC), films including I Met a Girl (2020), Ace of Spades (2012) and Stone Bros (2009), and theatre productions including The Pool (BSSTC 2024), Black is the New White (STC 2017-19) and The Sapphires (Belvoir 2010). She has over two decades experience working in Australia’s creative industries and is a 2020 recipient of Australia’s prestigious Sydney Myer Performing Arts Award. Her first co-authored book – Shakespeare on the Noongar Stage, Language Revival and Hecate – was released in May 2024.

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