Welcome to the home of Polish folklore in Brisbane since 1982
…the place where so many have learned to dance…
OBERTAS – the Polish Song and Dance Company of Brisbane – was formed in early 1982, and since its inception has given hundreds of concert performances in southeast Queensland as well as in capital cities around Australia and New Zealand, particpating in PolArt Festivals, Queensland Multi-cultural Festivals, Shell Folkloric Concerts and World Expo ’88. In December 2011, Obertas undertook a Concert Tour of New Zealand. In December 2012, Obertas travelled to Perth for PolArt 2012 then in 2015 travelled to Melbourne for PolArt 2015. In 2018, Obertas is co-hosting PolArt 2018 in BRISBANE!
Under the artistic direction of its founder and choreographer, Henry (Michael) Kurylewski, OBERTAS has taught its members, young and old, past and present, the basics of classical dance as the foundation for a vast repertoire of songs and dances from a diverse range of Polish regions.