Feeling Yummy with James Welsby

‘Feeling Yummy’ is a queer pop-culture dance class run by James Welsby, Next Wave 2014 alumni and director of cult cabaret YUMMY. James has worked for a decade as a professional contemporary dancer, choreographer, and drag queen. He has toured all over performing in BRIEFS and Glory Box, and taught dance at Chunky Move for […]

Out Of Earshot featuring Anna Seymour

Imagine listening with your eyes and using your heart, your hands and your instinct to voice your emotions. Imagine music transformed into physicality on a stage where the wildness and passion of bodies moving and colliding matches the rawness of explosive live drumming. KAGE seeks out unusual collaborations to create dance theatre which surprises and […]

‘Merge’ at Dance Massive

NW Alumni Ash Keating and Curatorial Panel member Antony Hamilton have collaborated with choreographer Melanie Lane on dance work Merge, premiering March 18-22 as part of Dance Massive. Created also with renowned UK electronic musician Clark (Warp), and celebrated visual artist Bridie Lunney, Merge is a collision of bodies, sound and material, offering a poetic […]

Rebecca Jensen

Rebecca Jensen is a New Zealand born, Melbourne based, performer, dance maker and teacher. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts with a BA Dance in 2009. She is a Cancer cusping on Leo. Inspired by a plethora of images and experiences, Rebecca’s work focuses on the everyday and tries to find fantasy […]

Shian Law

Shian Law is a Melbourne-based performance artist who aligns himself with experimentalism, new dance practice and interdisciplinary collaboration. He has worked with Jo Lloyd, Thea Baumann (Aphids), Phillip Adams’ Balletlab, Brooke Amity Stamp and Deanne Butterworth. He has received the Melbourne Fringe Best Dance Award for Proximate Edifice and the Award for Innovation in Dance […]

Sarah Aiken

Sarah Aiken is a Melbourne based dancer, choreographer and teacher. Since graduating from VCA (Bachelor of Dance) 2009, Sarah has pursued a wide range of experiences to develop her practice, drawing inspiration from choreographic and somatic practices, travel, conceptual and visual arts. Sarah pursues an ongoing interest in how and what we value, utilizing dichotomies and […]

Raghav Handa

Raghav started his career in 2004 in Marilyn Miller’s Quinkan in Sydney and the Adelaide Fringe. He then performed in Raymond Blanco’s Intentcity at the Sydney Opera House. In subsequent years, he worked on Vicki van Hout’s Wirad’journi and My Right Foot Your Right Foot performing at Parramatta Riverside, Carriageworks and The Australian Dance awards […]

James Welsby

James Welsby is a young and emerging artist and 2007 VCA Dance graduate. He has performed with several dance companies and independent choreographers around Australia and has an expanding body of creative work. His pursuits include the expansion of ethical, queer, and timely performance.  James’ selected choreographed works include: Tidefolk Fictions (2012) at Melbourne Aquarium, The Memory […]

Ghenoa Gela

Koedal (Crocodile) and Waumer (Frigate Bird) woman Ghenoa Gela is a strong Torres Strait Islander from Rockhampton Central Queensland. Her background is in Torres Strait Islander dancing, and since getting a Diploma in Careers in Dance she has been an independent artist working across several mediums including hip-hop and Indigenous contemporary from urban to remote […]

Carly Sheppard

Based in Melbourne, Carly Sheppard is an Indigenous dancer and choreographer descending from the Wallangamma and Takalaka Tribes of North QLD. After studying at NAISDA Dance College and the Victorian College of the Arts, Carly has been training and working professionally in the dance industry for over eight years.