Jub Clerc


Jub is a Nyul Nyul (Beagle Bay), Yawuru (Broome) and Juru (Halls Creek) woman from the Kimberley in WA, with close ties to the Pilbara, being born and raised in Port Hedland.

The Fever and the Fret, Jub's first stage play, premièred in 2015 at Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company. It was developed through a PWA initiative in Broome, followed by Yellamundie Playwriting Festival and a Yirra Yaakin/Goolarri writing group workshop.
In 2017 it won the prestigious Kate Challis (RAKA) Award.
In 2018 at the National Play Festival in Sydney, Jub directed a reading of it.

A 1997 WAAPA graduate with a Diploma of Performing Arts, Jub spent many years travelling across Australia preforming for numerous theatre companies including STC, Yirra Yaakin, Ilbidjerri Theatre and Black Swan Theatre

In film and TV, Jub has worked as a director, writer, casting director, extras coordinator, dramaturge, script supervisor, 1st AD and associate producer on multiple productions including The Circuit 1 & 2, Bran Nue Dae, Mad Bastards, Satellite Boy, Jandamarra’s War, Jasper Jones and Mystery Rd TV series.

Jub's short films/docos include Storytime, Music Men, Min Min Light and her chapter of the The Turning - Abbreviation.

For NITV Jub was a reporter on Around the Traps and host of TV series, Mugu Kids.

In 2010-16, Jub performed as a soprano in the world’s first Aboriginal opera, Pecan Summer.

Jub is also the Indigenous Film Coordinator for Australia’s largest Film Prize festival, CinefestOZ.

Since 2015 Jub has been assisting the Goolarri Writers Group in work-shopping scripted works.

In 2018 Jub became the recipient of feature film funding initiative West Coast Vision, for her first feature film which she co-wrote and will direct under Arena Media.

She is also working with Truant Pictures as writer/director on a supernatural thriller.

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