Alfira and Murtala
Suara Indonesia Dance Group


Suara Indonesia Dance Group presents an energetic mix of dance, body percussion and song unparalleled by any other performance group in Australia. With a blend of traditional and contemporary influences from their Indonesian heritage and Australian upbringing, Suara Indonesia Dance Group brings liveliness, originality and all-engaging performances to the stage every time.

Prepare yourself to embark on a spectacular journey with this highly talented group as they share their story with you.

Suara pushes the boundaries of popular culture, are engaging in fresh ways, and establish an authentic connection with audiences.

Bang and Alfie costume Aceh

Artistic director Alfira and choreographer Murtala preserve traditional and folkloric dances as well as create new works based on traditional movements. This dynamic duos' traditional training has inspired the troupe to acknowledge the past as a way to comprehend and contribute to the present and future art form of dance.


Asyik Kids Festival 2016 is back!

Asyik Kinds 2016

Suara Indonesia Dance Group presents ASYIK for Kids 2016, a family fun day for everyone, celebrating Indonesian arts, and community. Feast your family weekend by learning more about Indonesian arts and culture at ASYIK Kids Festival! More info HERE

Reconnecting Our Connection Oct-Nov '15

Reconnecting Our Connection

A project of Suara Indonesia Dance in East Arnhem Land, Yirrkala Community with Rosealee Pearson, Dedy Satya Amijaya, and Murtala from 26 October- 7 November 2015 funded by the AII & Aust Council for the Arts. For more info and our regional/remote workshops, click HERE

Gondwana Voices performing Acehnese Body Percussion

Breathtaking work by Gondwana Voices in January. With huge thanks to Suara Indonesia Dance for sharing these songs and dances from Aceh.

Posted by Gondwana National Choirs on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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SBS-NITV: Indigenous Aceh introduces its culture to Australia

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Department of Foreign Affairs Video Indonesian-Australians:
Alfira O'Sullivan

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Opening Ceremony Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games

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'Run' by Charge Group featuring Suara Indonesia Dance Group, 2011

Directed by Brendan Cowell, Choreographed by Murtala - Ratoh Duek (Aceh), Randai (West Sumatra)

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'Hey-Hey it's Saturday' (channel 9), First Prize - Suara Indonesia Dance Group, 2010

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