Boss Arts Creative is an Indigenous owned and led not-for-profit organisation that trains, mentors, and empowers emerging First Nations performers.

Boss Arts Creatives' vision is to provide high quality training, and support for emerging First Nations music artists, dancers, actors and performers.

As well as running weekly classes, Boss Arts Creative curates both contemporary and traditional performances for festivals and corporate events. Boss Arts Creative also deliver high quality, curriculum aligned programs in Nyoongar culture and arts for schools.Boss Arts Creative is an Indigenous owned and led not-for-profit organisation that trains, mentors, and empowers emerging First Nations performers.

The founders of Boss Arts Creative


Della Rae Morrison

Della Rae Morrison is a Bibbulmun woman of the Nyoongar Nation of the South West of WA, with 30 years experience in the arts in Australia. Della first started with Jimmy Chi's Aboriginal musical Bran Nue Dae in 1989 and spent the next 30 years enjoying stage and film, recently winning PAWA Best Actor Award for Hecate 2021. (The first ever Shakespeare production entirely in Nyoongar language) Della is an award winning songwriter and the Musical Director of Madjitil Moorna Aboriginal languages choir.


Dr Elisa Williams

Elisa Williams has worked in the not-for-profit arts sector for 13 years as a Senior Programs Manager. She was instrumental in the development of the arts in education organisation The Songroom and during her time there she helped to create Deadly Arts – a national Indigenous Arts and Culture program for schools. Elisa has managed many significant funding contracts with organisations such as Lottery West, The Smith Family, The Australia Council and the Ian Potter Foundation. She has project managed many significant performance events across Australia including at the Sydney Opera House, Federation Square Melbourne, Forest Chase, The Regal Theatre and the Octagon Theatre. Elisa is currently employed as a sessional lecturer at WAPPA teaching acting and performance making students and she has completed PhD research which explores respectful intercultural collaboration with First Nations communities in the arts. Elisa forms an important part of Boss Arts Creative as project manager and an acting and movement teacher.

Simon Stewart

Simon Stewart is a Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Choreographer from Broome Western Australia. Simon’s cultural heritage comes from the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Simon Studied Dance (Diploma in dance) at NAIDSA College in Sydney, ‘National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association’. Simon learnt traditional Aboriginal dances from NT, Torres Strait Islands, Central Desert and various Western dance styles genres including Martha Graham technique, Merce Cunningham Technique and Ballet.
Simon's teaching pedagogy specializes in Contemporary Indigenous Dance, improvisation, movement generation technique's and Intercultural Dance practices. 


Charley Caruso

Charley Caruso worked as the vocal teacher for the Aboriginal Theatre course at WAAPA until 2020 (covid) Charley is a singer songwriter, recording Artist and top-liner whose voice has travelled further around the globe than she has. Charley produces music and writes for TV and other artists. Charley sings with ‘Della Mob’ and goes by the artist name ABRYNZ

Our Board

The board members of Boss Arts Creative are leading Indigenous artists who offer a strong mix of visionary skills, community advocacy, Culture and love for the arts.

Della Rae Morrison - Chair

Bobbi Henry

Simon Stewart

Rubuen Yorkshire

Trevor Ryan

Katrina Berkov