Loretta Miauw is a Melbourne based performance artist working in the mediums of spoken word, comedy and anti-oppressive burlesque. She helped to co-found the Ladies of Colour Agency (LOCA) which has seen her perform at the Melbourne Fringe Festival (2009), Adelaide Fringe Festival (2009), Hot Brown Bitch Burlesque (2012) and most recently at the Famous Speigeltent (2012) in the Shanghai Club. As part of LOCA, Loretta has presented workshops and spoken on the panel for ' Critical young artist's practice' at CMY's pARTicipation Forum (2012). Since 2012, Loretta has also been a presenter on 3CR's Queering the Air, critically exploring body politics, race, and sexuality in our day to day lives. Currently Loretta is engaged in a forum theatre/storytelling exchange through RISE (Refugee Survivors and Ex-Detainees) organisation's 'Redefiant' theatre project.