Alexis West is a Birri Gubba, Wakka Wakka, South Sea Islander and White Australian woman living on Kaurna Country. She is a writer, director, collaborator and performer in film, theatre, poetry, dance and events. Alexis is passionate about First Nation voices, the stories of people with disability, oppression, diversity and collaboration. She has worked as an Artistic Director with Karrikarrinya Theatre Collective, co-written with Elena Carapetis for the State Theatre of South Australia, written and collaborated for Kurruru Youth Arts and No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability. A single parent of now adult sons. She is silly, introverted, nerdy, inappropriate, obnoxious, thoughtful and fun (with likeminded people).