Lisa Fa’alafi is director, performance maker, choreographer and designer. Known for
pushing cultural and gender boundaries, her work is visually stunning, highly
entertaining, conceptual, political and satirical at heart. She earned her artistic stripes
as Co-Director of artist collective Polytoxic, one of the most prominent contemporary
Pacific theatre companies in Australia, with whom she creates landmark works that
continue to inspire Pacific artists to this day.
Lisa is the co-creator, writer, director, designer, choreographer and performer for the
international smash hit Hot Brown Honey, Fresh from their World Pollination Tour
performing across six countries, the work has received massive popular and critical
acclaim, winning the prestigious 2016 UK Total Theatre Award for Innovation,
Experimentation and Playing with Form, 2016 Greenroom Awards for Best Production
and Best Design, 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Cabaret Performer and 2018 Nominee
for Best Touring Production for the UK Theatre Awards.
Lisa is the Co-Creator and Director of Hive City Legacy with a team of femmes of colour.
In partnership with London’s Roundhouse, this acclaimed work has gone on to a 2019
return season followed by a UK Tour. The Hive City Legacy concept has become a
template to create a global Hive developing new Hives in Canada, Australia, New
Zealand, South America, USA and Africa.