• Beyond the walls

    Phunktional has been working closely with young people of the North-Western corner of Victoria for over 7 years. In response to community requests we have undertaken a research study to determine the feasibility of a new professional, community driven, youth performing arts centre based in Robinvale for young people across Sunraysia and Swan Hill. A…

  • deakin report

    Making the Difference: theatre increasing the education and wellbeing of young people’ by Deakin University, is a comprehensive evaluation of Phunktional’s Chit Chat theatre program for young people in regional Victoria between 2014-2016.

  • Beyond the walls

      Beyond the Walls is a Community Arts and Cultural Development (CACD) dance project, designed to positively empower culturally diverse, at-risk young people in custody in Sydney. In May and June of 2019, project participants developed a performance and choreographed professional dancers to carry out their artistic visions. Performances were presented by these professional dancers,…

  • Yumpla

    A 3-minute documentary, summarising 4 years of incredibly powerful work across FNQ.

  • Picking the musical

      Throughout the Calling the Shots project, Phunktional used a whole-of-community approach and ongoing, participatory arts activities to empower young people in Mildura with the confidence and skills to ‘call the shots’, investigating local, community-identified problems and creatively exploring solutions. Calling the Shots aimed to provide young people in Mildura with the opportunity to have…