CHOREOGRAPHERS

Omer Backley-Astrachan was born in Israel in 1987. Omer is a Sydney based dancer and choreographer.In 2009 Omer joined ‘Kamea Dance Company’, performing in works by choreographers Tamir Ginz, Uri Ivgi & Johan Greben, Lior Lev and Eyal Nahum. In 2011 Omer joined ‘Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company 2’ and performed in the crea ons of […]

MARKO PANZIC Marko Panzic is a Creative Director, Choreographer, Producer & Dancer. In 2008 Marko hit our TV screens in the 1st series of “So You Think You Can Dance” where he was a top 20 finalist. Marko returned for the 2nd, 3rd & 4th series as a featured choreographer. Marko has worked with many […]

Sue is a multi-award-winning choreographer, educator, filmmaker and installation artist. Originally from New Zealand, Sue graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, before becoming a founding member of Nanette Hassall’s Dance Works in Melbourne. Sue performed and choreographed with the company from 1983-88, and then continued her training in New York with such luminaries as Merce Cunningham […]

Josh Mu is an Australian-based independent contemporary dancer. His dance roots begin in breakdance and hip hop culture, and have expanded to include contemporary, ballet, circus, gymnastics, yoga and physical theatre. Mu is continually exploring potential for new movement, is fascinated by the benefits of yoga for performers, and is interested in where arts and […]

Since graduating Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2008, Joseph Simons has become one of Australia’s busiest performers, and innovative young creators. Touring extensively throughout USA, UK, Asia and Australia, Joseph has worked for major dance companies including Chunky Move (Connected, I Like This), Lucy Guerin Inc. (Structure and Sadness, Untrained) and West […]

Paul Knobloch has performed all over the World with some of the most distinguished dance companies such as The Australian Ballet, English National Ballet, West Australian Ballet, Mart Ballet Lausanne, Alonzo King LINES Ballet USA, and Sydney Dance Company. He has built a strong identity as both a leading artist and choreographer and has a […]

Cadi McCarthy (Founder & Director Catapult dance, Choreographer, Mentor) Cadi McCarthy been actively engaged in dance as a professional dancer, choreographer, educator and director.  Cadi holds a Masters in Education, Diploma of Education (Secondary) and (Further Education & Training), and a BA Dance.  In 2014, Cadi  founded Catapult dance in Newcastle.  Since founding Catapult,  the organisation […]

 Artistic Director: Force Majeure is a senior independent choreographer, director and performer based in Perth. Graduating from Victorian College of the Arts she relocated to Perth to perform with Buzz Dance Theatre for five years, toured internationally with SQUINT and was a recipient of an Australia Council Young and Emerging grant. Danielle was the Artistic […]

Joshua is a 2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) graduate of the Queensland University of Technology.  In 2006 Joshua joined Tasdance where he worked with Tanja Liedtke, Byron Perry and Nanette Hassall.That year he became a guest artist of dancenorth under the new directorship of Gavin Webber. Joshua later became a full time member of […]

Marnie is an independent dancer and has performed extensively nationally and internationally. She has worked for Branch Nebula, Shaun Parker & Company, Chunky Move (Gideon Obarzanek), Force Majeure, Antony Hamilton, Narelle Benjamin, Martin Del Amo, Sydney Theatre Company, Nigel Jamison, Garry Stewart, Jason Pitt, Bernadette Walong, Dean Walsh and Liz Lea. Marnie’s choreographic credits include […]

Kristina is one of Australia’s most well known and celebrated dancers of the past decade. She has been awarded two Australian Dance Awards for ‘Outstanding performance by a Female Dancer’ for both of Tanja Liedtke’s full length works: 2006 for Twelfth Floor and 2008 for construct and a Helpmann Award for ‘Best Female Dancer in […]

Adam Blanch was born in the Hunter Valley and trained with Karen Thomas and Marie Walton Mahon, before entering The Australian Ballet School. He toured to Paris in 2001 as a student at the School, performing at Danses de Mai in works by Natalie Weir and Mark Annear. Adam then joined The Queensland Ballet under […]

Miranda Wheen is an independent dancer and choreographer. She has worked nationally and internationally with companies such as Mirramu Dance Company, Shaun Parker and Company, Restless Dance Theatre, Stalker Theatre Company, DirtyFeet Dance Collective, Jigsaw Theatre Company and Dance Makers Collective, as well as with choreographers such as Martin Del Amo, Dean Walsh, Liz Lea, […]

Angelyn Diaz is a multi – disciplines performer whose work has spanned across film, TV, and Theatre. Angelyn graduated from WAAPA with a BA Dance Honours.  IN her graduating year she was nominate ‘Choreographer to Watch’ and ‘Dancer to Watch’ in Dance Australia. Angelyn was a founding member of LINK Dance Company, directed by Chrissie […]

Casey completed an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts in Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). During her time at WAAPA Casey was fortunate enough to travel to Kuala Lumpar for the 1998 Commonwealth Games where she performed at an arts festival that coincided with the games. Also whilst at WAAPA she […]

Hayley is a NSW based dancer and performer who graduated from The National College of Dance in Newcastle in 2008, with a Diploma of Dance Performance. In 2009, she performed internationally with Royal Caribbean International, and shortly after relocated to Melbourne. Hayley spent 2012-2013 in Melbourne, where she worked creatively as an artistic associate to […]

Jake found his love for contemporary dance in 2004 when he joined Canberra’s QL2 dance. In his youth Jake used to jam with friends and practice breakdance. Jake continued his dance training at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and performed works choreographed by Csaba Buday, Samantha Williams, Shaaron Boughen, Tim Farrer and Zaimon Vilmanis. Outside […]