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Natalie Abbott

Natalie Abbott is an avid performer, choreographer and experimental media artist and is constantly inspired and surprised by the potential of the human body and mind. She has toured with her own choreographic projects throughout Europe, Asia and America, and worked with independent choreographers and visual artists in Melbourne, UK and NY.

Her works include Ultimate Pressure, Next Wave Festival 2010,  Circles For Squares, Lucy Guerin’s Pieces for Small Spaces 2011, PHYSICAL FRACTALS, Next Wave Festival 2012, Dance Massive 2013; DEEP FLEX, Tiny Stadiums Sydney 2013,  SWEAT – Melbourne NOW at the NGV 2014. Her work MAXIMUM premiered as part of the Next Wave Festival 2014 and toured to the Festival de Avignon in France and to Performance Space in Sydney.

Natalie is also  a collaborator for the DEEP SOULFUL SWEATS fantasy light yoga project, which has recently been invited to FOLA,  the Next Wave Festival 2014 and DARK MOFO.

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