Paul Isakara Williams

Paul Isakara Williams

Biography

Paul Isakara Williams, from the Yadhaykenu community on Cape York’s eastern shores, embodies a rich blend of culture and talent, rooted in Saibai, Erub, Murray Island, Badu, and Rotuman heritage. Mastering Saibai Island dancing, he’s a key member of the acclaimed Guba Markai Dance troupe, victorious at Dance Rites in 2020. Pursuing his passion at the Aboriginal Centre for The Performing Arts in Brisbane, he’s earned his Certificate IV and is now pursuing his Diploma. Through traditional performances and original compositions across Brisbane’s stages, collaborations like “Walk Around Wednesday” with Spotty Kites on ABC Kids, and roles in screen productions such as “The Boy Swallows Universe” on Netflix, Williams showcases his burgeoning talent and love for storytelling.

Current Performances

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Performance Straight from the Strait

PRESENTED BY OPERA QUEENSLAND, YUMPLA NERKEP FOUNDATION AND QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRISBANE FESTIVAL A Torres Strait Island Musical On 8 May 1968, a group of remarkable…

Straight from the Strait

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