About Us

Word in Hand: Sharing stories to build community

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Word in Hand is Sydney’s premier and most diverse performance and storytelling gig, the first Tuesday of every second month at the Red Rattler Theatre in Marrickville. Expect to see poetry, rhyme, song, movement and more by artists from across the nation and the world. Their work will light a fire under your belly and in your heart. Our next show is here.

Creative Team

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Producers: Kween G, Mel Ree, Page Sinclair, Emma Rose Smith

Senior Producer: Candy Royalle

Podcaster: Amanda Cairns-Cowan

Photographer: Nicola Bailey

Website designer: Alex Taylor


Our rotating team of volunteers make this gig happen; 

thank you to all involved!

Partners

Venue Partner

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The Red Rattler is a not-for-profit, artist and activist run warehouse venue and artists’ studios, operating on the support of a team of volunteers. Their generous partnership enables us to access the space and bring you the best in performance!

Radio Partner

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Eastside Radio (89.7 FM) is the community station for the City of Sydney and Eastern Suburbs. Tune in to Queer for Your Ears (9.30pm Thursdays) for Word in Hand ticket giveaways, artist interviews and more!

Poetic Partner

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Red Room Poetry create poetic projects and learning programs in collaboration with poets, schools, communities and partners for positive social impact. They support the production of the Word in Hand podcast.