URSULA YOVICH grew up in the Northern Territory, in Darwin and Maningrida. She has appeared at venues including the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, and the Concert Hall at the Sydney Opera House. For Belvoir, Yovich has appeared in A Christmas Carol, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, The Sapphires, The Dreamers and The Small Poppies, and she also won the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s Award in 2016. Other theatre credits include Diving for Pearls, Heart is a Wasteland, Love and Information, The Secret River, The Golden Age, Bloodland, Mother Courage and Her Children, Barefoot Divas, Waltzing the Wilarra, the national tour of the one-woman show The Magic Hour, and her cabaret show Magpie Blues, which had its world premiere in Adelaide and toured major venues across Australia. Yovich has been nominated for Helpmann Awards for her performances in Mother Courage and Her Children and Magpie Blues. Yovich featured in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia and Ray Lawrence’s Jindabyne on the big screen, and her television credits include The Code, Devil’s Dust, Redfern Now, Rake, The Gods of Wheat Street, Murundak: Songs of Freedom, $9.99, Arcadia, My Bed Your Bed, Blacktrax, Message Stick, Blue Heelers and Songlines.