This is an ongoing archive of Next Wave Alumni spanning our 35-year history. You can browse the list below or use the filters to find someone fast. If you have been involved in a Next Wave Festival and don’t have an artist profile yet, fill in the form here. If you have any questions, email

Lorna Munro

Lorna Munro is a proud Wiradjuri/Gamilaroi woman who has been an active member of her community since the age of 13. She is an emerging multi-disciplinary artist, working with visual arts, poetry, performance, language and writing. She is also a broadcaster, emerging playwright and set designer. Lorna’s work was featured in Boomali’s 2010 exhibition, Celebrating 25 years of strength, and she has designed and produced sets and installation pieces for The Belvoir Theatre’s production of Don’t Take your Love to Town, adapted and directed by Leah Purcell and Eamon Flack. Lorna’s TV and film acting credits include ABC’s Australia on Trial (2012), The Years That Made Us (2013), Redfern Now (2012), and Redfern Now II (2013). She has performed extensively as a spoken word artist, including in the Sydney Writers Festival in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

  1. Lorna Munro speaking at Breakfast Club, Next Wave Festival 2014. Photo: Jesse Hunniford