QUALIFICATIONS

M.A (Cinematography), 2009-2011 – National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, U.K.

M.A (Video Production and Film Studies), 2005 – 2007 –
University of West London, Ealing, U.K.

B.A. (Dance – Advanced Performance), 1993-1995 – Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

A.R.A.D (Associate of the Royal Academy of Dancing) –
Awarded 1992 in Melbourne, Australia.

TECHNIQUES

Head of Performance

BIO

Training:
Full time ballet training, 1992 – National Theatre Ballet School, Melbourne

Susan Taylor School of Ballet, 1986 – 1991

PROFESSIONAL WORK:

  • DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER

    Choreographer MOVE IT performances for Creative Academy. 2009 – 2017
    Co-choreographer Creative Academy’s MOVE IT Main Stage performance GAME OF THRONES. Excel Centre, London, 2017 (with Avatara Ayuso and Taira Foo).
    Choreographer CHRISTMAS CONCERTO for Creative Academy. Dec 2016.
    Choreographer NOBODY’s WATCHING duet, Sadler’s Wells. June 2016.
    Choreographer THE TRIBE, Sadler’s Wells. June 2016 and CDET show Nov 2016.
    Choreographer CULTURE SHOCK for Creative Academy. West Wing Arts Centre, 2015
    Choreographer TENS. Neoclassical piece. West Wing Arts Centre, 2015
    Choreographer DEVIL’S BEAUTIES. Creative Academy Grad Show, Sadler’s Wells. 2015
    Choreographer SPECTRUM. Creative Academy Grad Show, Sadler’s Wells. 2015
    Choreographer RUN BOY RUN. Creative Academy Grad Show, Sadler’s Wells. 2014
    Director/Choreographer UNDER MY THUMB. Performance. 2012
    Choreographer YOU’RE A MUSICAL STAR. Film musical. 2012
    Choreographer for Cultural Olympiad’s TREE OF LIGHT. London 2012 Olympics.
    Director/Choreographer of SPRING RITES. Professional performance. 2008
    Director/ Choreographer/ Dancer for POLARIZE performed at the Place, London & Coventry; Feb. 2007
    Choreographer for Royal Ballet School’s Dance Inclusion Programme, performed at the Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden; Feb. 2006
    Choreographer for HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO by Plan B Theatre, Bristol. UK tour. 2005
    Co-Director/Choreographer/Dancer for BEDROOM REVERIE. Involving dance, text, film and operatic singing. Performed at The Place, London. 2004
    Director/Choreographer/Dancer of Brazen Dance Theatre. Undertook national tour of double bill: BRANDED and For LOVE or MONEY in 2004.
    Director/Choreographer for site-specific project with LOOP Dance Company at the Old Historic Dockyards Ropery, Chatham, Kent. 2003
    Choreographer/Dancer for Motionhouse Dance Theatre’s EDGE site specific project on Watergate Bay, Cornwall. 2003
    Director/Choreographer/Dancer for Brazen Dance Theatre’s PERCEPTIONS, a ZONE3 commission for Jacksons Lane theatre, London. 2002
    Director/Choreographer/Dancer for BRANDED by Brazen Dance Theatre. Funded by London Arts and South East Dance National Dance Agency. 2002

  • PROFESSIONAL DANCER

    2006
    Dancer in Stan Won’t Dance’s national tour of REVELATIONS (Director: Liam Steel, Choreographer: Rob Tannion).

    1997 – 2003
    Dancer with Motionhouse Dance Theatre:
    VOLATILE national UK tour (Director: Kevin Finnan).
    FEARLESS national UK tour (Director: Kevin Finnan)
    ATOMIC national UK tour (Director: Kevin Finnan)
    TWISTED national UK (Director: Kevin Finnan)
    – FAKING IT national UK tour (Directors: Kevin Finnan and Louise Richards).

    1996
    Dancer with Padma Menon Dance Theatre, Canberra, Artistic Director Padma Menon (referee); May – Nov.
    RELATIONS; Sydney, June.
    AGNI; Canberra, Aug.
    RELATIONS; Bangalore, Mumbai and Calcutta, India, as part of the New Horizons tour funded by the Australian Government; Oct – Nov.

  • DANCE FILM PROJECTS

    2015
    YOU CAN TUTU. Feature Film. Director of Photography (Producer: Nicky Bentham).
    DV8 Promo. Director / Director of Photography.
    Kerry Nicholls PMP Promo. Director / Director of Photography.
    Northern Ballet Dance Film. Director / Director of Photography.

    2014
    ANGEL OF DEATH: RIVER CITY PROMO. Director / Director of Photography.
    BBC Scotland (Producer: Laura McAllister).

    2013
    BARNDANCE. Director / Choreographer (Producer: Laura McAllister).
    LUA e SOL. Director / Choreographer (Producer: Laura McAllister).

    2011
    Dove Commercial. Director/Choreographer.

    2004-8
    DISPOSABLE LOVE. Art Gallery installation with dance and film at Solihull Art Gallery. Funded by Arts Council West Midlands for Capture West Midlands. 2007. Co-Director/Choreographer/Dancer (with Damian Hardy).
    DANCE 4 FILM series, 2008, Channel 4. Production Assistant, MJW Productions.
    RED IN THE WHITE. Selected for Portobello Film Festival & London Filmmakers’ Convention 2006. Director / Choreographer / Editor.
    DECSURVEILLANCE. Art Gallery installation with dance and film at the Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa. Funded by Arts Council West Midlands for Capture West Midlands. 2005. Co-Director / Choreographer / Dancer (with Dom Breadmore).

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