Janet Munaup

Janet Munaup


Master in Creative Arts, Flinders University; Bachelor of Education, University of Goroka

Areas of Teaching

Dance, Drama and Theatre


The University of Goroka
P.O Box 1078
GOROKA 441, Eastern Highlands Province
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (+675) 531 1725

Has been working with the University of Goroka since 2003. She is a tutor in the Dance & Drama Strand of the Communication and Creative Arts Discipline. She graduated from Flinders University, Australia with Masters in Creative Arts. She was awarded a prestigious award – Prime Minister Pacific Australia Award in 2010. She directed a film titled “Yu Ken Mekim (2014)”, as part of a PAWA Meri documentary film series. Her expertise are in theater, folklore, drama, dramaturgy, directing (stage/camera), script writing (stage) and acting. She is passionate about dance and is a self taught choreographer.

Research Interest/Background

Her research interest is in dramaturgical representation of legends, folklore and myths on modern day space and stage

Publication & Conference Participation

2015 November 9th International Anuu-ru Aboro Film Festival (Pawa Meri), Poindimié, New Caledonia
2014 October Project Deutsch 1914/ Papua Niuguini 2014, Goroka,
Papua New Guinea
2014 September National Dance Workshop, Goroka, Eastern Highlands,
Papua New Guinea
2014 August Wansolwara Conference, Jais Aben, Madang, Papua New Guinea
2014 June our-Media Conference, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province
2013 July National Education Conference, Goroka, Papua New Guinea