Every part of Australia is,
always was and always will be,
Aboriginal land.

As a community gathering-place, a festival of arts, cultural exchange and celebration and as a site for the sharing of ideas and stories, Ten Days on the Island pays respect to the Palawa/Tasmanian Aborigines – The original owners and cultural custodians - of all the lands and waters across Lutruwita/Tasmania upon which our Festival takes place.

With thanks to the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre for place names and other words in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines.

Stompin in association with Ten Days on the Island presents


World Premiere


North + North East


8 Mar Wed 7:30 pm

9 Mar Thu 7:30 pm

10 Mar Fri 7:30 pm

11 Mar Sat 7:00 pm

12 Mar Sun 2:00 pm

12 Mar Sun 7:30 pm





Transaction fees apply


60 mins

Show Accessibility

Auslan Session

Saturday 11th March 7pm
Sunday 12th March 2pm 

The Auslan interpreter will move with the dance work. Make sure you move to the best place to see them.

Relaxed Performance
Relaxed Performance

Sunday 12th March 2pm

The sound volume will be lowered and the lighting will be less performative.

Venue Accessibility

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Wheelchair Accessibility

All public levels of this venue are accessible to people who use wheelchairs by way of level access and the use of a lift. Please see more information below regarding Level Access.
The main entry into the building features automatic glass sliding doors. An accessible bathroom is available.

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Level Access

All public levels of this venue are level access by using the elevator located through the main entrance and to the left.


Suitable for all ages


Ten Days on the Island is closely following and implementing all restrictions and recommendations advised by National and State Governments regarding public gatherings and event venues, you can find the relevant government information here.

We, as well as the venue will be managing the risk of COVID-19 at our event venues in the following ways:

  1. Public availability of hand sanitiser at Festival venues.
  2. Patrons, staff, volunteers and artists are encouraged not to attend events if they are unwell.

Multi Story is a show re-told in our own language – leaning into humour, politics and poetics the intimacy of genuine connectedness and the comedy of communication that misses a beat.

Multi Story invites audiences to explore the three floors of the Launceston Library, discovering new ways to connect to storytelling, experiencing intimate tales in small clusters, as well as witnessing site specific dance at its best.

Come for an intimate journey with young Tasmanian dancers, exploring body language, spoken and unspoken communication, language construction and destruction.

This work has been developed with the artistic support of Choreographer Kyall Shanks along with additional guest collaborators and artists; Anna Seymour, a bilingual (Auslan/English) and proud Deaf woman with passion for her community, culture and language; palawa woman Denni Proctor, a singer-songwriter, dancer, actor, teacher and activist; and Yyan Ng, a multilingual musician living in Launceston.

In usual Stompin style the audience will be asked to sit, stand and move through the site – so leave the stilettos at home! This show is fully accessible; there will also be sensory friendly performances offered.


Performed and Created by Young Tasmanian Dancers
Choreographer –Kyall Shanks
Artistic Director – Bec Jones
Producer – Rachel Moore
Guest Collaborators and Artists – Denni Proctor, Anna Seymour and Yyan Ng

Image Credit: Bruce Moyle, Joffre Street Productions