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roya the destroya


Recipient of the 2022 Australia Council National Arts and Disability Award for Established Artist

roya the destroya is a strong believer that every day is an adventure. She is a passionate street performing artist who plays with her abilities to disrupt the stranger into a soulful and joyful exchange.

Roya has performed in events and festivals around the world from busking in the Middle East, performing at the White House and aerial dancing off the exterior of Art Centre Melbourne.

Roya is driven by an ambition to create site specific work particularly where there is scarce representation of people with disabilities. 

Learn more about the 2022 National Arts and Disability Awards.