2014 The Dual Existence of Time

A performance in three parts exploring differing experiences of time and the interaction of two people from those contrasting perspectives. A site-alternative promenade performance developed during the 2014 Springhouse residency and festival where artists lived and worked in a working office block on Tannenstraβe, Dresden for 8 days.

Performance History:

2014 Spring House Festival Dresden (DE)

2012-2013 Life in Miniature

“Contemplating a trip in the caravan? It comes highly recommended” (The West Australian, Feb 2012)

Set inside a vintage caravan, this dance work for an intimate audience of 5 takes you up close to the lives of two unknown travellers. Quirky, exciting and strangely beautiful, this is a story about two people, one small space and time on the road.

Performance History:

2013 Adelaide Fringe (SA); 2012 MoveMe Festival/City of Perth Winter Arts Season (WA); 2012 Fringe World Perth (WA, premiere); and reimagined for 2012 Nomadic Village (UK) by Quindell Orton

Awards:

WINNER – 2013 Adelaide Fringe Best Dance Award; Nominee – 2013 Australian Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Martin Sims Award for Most Outstanding New WA Production; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Award for Emerging Artist; Nominee - 2012 Fringe World Spirit of the Fringe Award; Nominee – 2012 Fringe World Best Dance Award

2011 Two

Quirky improvisation exploring assumed identity

Performance History:

Short Cuts (curated by STRUT Dance Inc, the National Choreographic Centre of Western Australia), at King St Arts Centre, Perth (WA)

2010 UNEXPECTED-microclimates

This site-specific promenade performance is set against the backdrop of Perth’s laneways, discovering what is hidden away, cocooned from the wide busy streets.

Performance History:

Season December 10-12 in Wolf Lane, Perth (WA); Multidisciplinary art installation in Kurb Gallery, (WA); In-progress showing in Wolf Lane (WA), as part of Dance Week

2010 Emio Greco Co-Lab Showing

Showing of a re-imagining of the Emio Greco work "Extra Dry" featuring Serena Chalker, Quindell Orton and Brooke Leeder at King St Arts Centre, Perth.

2010 Excuse me. Excuse me. Excuse me. Sorry.

(Choreography: Serena Chalker)

Set in a crowded foyer, this short and entertaining work pushes its way through the crowds, paying homage to the slow moving, the stubborn and those who refuse to control their feral children.

Performance History:

Short Cuts, King St Arts Centre Foyer

2010 Gasteropoda Horticulturalis

Site-specific floral installation commissioned for the City of Perth’s City in Bloom

2010-2013 Guerilla Projections

Silhouette projections by VJzoo on iconic buildings around Australia

Performance History:

Various, including 2011 Projections on High Festival (WA)

2009 Standing on the Shore (Music Video)

Music video for Australian Electro-pop band Empire of the Sun. Filmed in Yanchep and Lancelin,(WA)

2009 …Like everyone’s watching

Two week on-site improvisation residency at Hillary’s Boat Harbour (WA)

2009 They’ll be dancing in the streets

A four week mentorship in site-specific improvisation with Jo Pollitt, involving a series of pop-up performances around Perth.

2009-2011 Fairbridge Folk Festival

Series of site-specific improvisational performances at the Fairbridge Folk Festival (WA), a nationally renowned festival, drawing national and internationally acclaimed folk musicians.

2009-2010 Flashmob (various)

Commissioned choreography of flashmobs for festivals and community organisations

Performance History:

2010 Opening of the City of Perth Winter Arts Season; 2010 Propel Youth Arts WA Artscamp; 2009 City of Perth Festival of Christmas; 2009 Propel Youth Arts WA Artscamp

2008-2011 Community Arts Festivals

Series of on-site improvisational performances at Community Arts Festivals around Perth (WA)

Performance History:

2011 Opening of Community Garden, Bentley Council; 2010 Live@Woodside Family Festival; 2010 Joondalup Festival; 2009 Australian Youth Dance Festival, Mandurah; 2009 Live@Woodside Family Festival; 2009 Joondalup Festival; 2008 Fremantle Festival

2008 Square Peg

Improvised performance at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts for the (then) annual short performance festival

Performance History:

Putting on an Act ‘Best Of’ Gala, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, (WA)