Current Productions

  • Demi Sorono

    Shadow Warrior is a feature-length dance production inspired by Demi Sorono’s personal tale of immigration from the Philippines to Australia.

  • Love Drunk

    Love Drunk is a fast-paced, action-packed theatre performance that deals with youth culture and relationships. Within this context drug and alcohol abuse, racial tension and sexual assault are explored.

  • Past Productions

  • a touch of grace

    Young people in custody shared their stories and experiences with professional Phunktional dancers over weeks of workshops inside Youth Justice Centres. After sell-out performances at Sydney venues in June, this incredible performance will be presented at the Sydney Opera House on December 12th.

  • The Sound of Silence was Australia’s first full length dance performance by Deaf Can Dance, a company of non-hearing dancers. Presented in partnership by Deaf Arts Network, Arts Access and Phunktional Arts, it combined hip-hop with contemporary dance technique and storytelling. The season sold out at 2008 Melbourne Fringe Festival.  


    #POINTS empowers and teaches young people about the complexities that exist between new technologies, their behaviour and the legal implications that might arise from it.

  • Nexus offered a unique opportunity for dancers to celebrate their work and for audiences to share in a deeply personal exchange. It was a fusion of traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance

  • Phunktional’s performance for Waan Danse 2012 New Caledonia. The 2012 festival brought together traditional dance, hip-hop and contemporary dance over two days and featured more than 150 dancers from New Caledonia, France, Australia and New Zealand. Phunktional presented a solo by Gerard Veltre, a solo by Demi Sorono and a duet piece that toured the…

  • Directed by Simon Green and choreographed by Gerard Veltre. Produced in partnership with Horizon Films. A dance film that fuses cinematography, original music and eclectic dance styles from some of Australia’s best performers, The Removalists tells the story of a family struggling for compassion in modern times. The film was screened in Australian and International Film…

  •  “…an engaging show with no shortage of jaw-dropping skills.” (Herald Sun)