It's a topsy turvy time. But that doesn't mean you can't attend a contemporary dance class. Whatever your situation, you can still stay fit and take part in contemporary dance classes online from the comfort of your home.
Each class will be taken by one of four professional teachers: Richard Causer, Fiona Cullen, Elise May or Anastasia Woolmer (see individual bio's below).
There are a range of levels to cater to wherever you are currently at.
Start your week right on a Monday, with a class suitable for all levels. This special class is taken by all 4 teachers and will get you feeling great to start your week right. Classes on other days are taught by one of the four teachers, which one(s) you get is a lucky dip.
Cost? Just $10 AUD per class. We want to support everyone to keep moving, communicating and dancing online during this difficult time. If you are unable to attend due to financial difficulties, please email us.
Classes are 1 hour in duration and conducted via zoom. They are designed to fit within a living room space, delivered from our home in Brisbane, Australia to yours.
How does it work? It's easy. Simply book your spot and you will be instantly emailed a zoom link to the class. Click on the class link anytime from 10 minutes before the start time and follow the simple instructions.
Spots are limited, book now to secure your place.
Richard is a contemporary dance artist whose passion is driven by making 'contemporary dance' accessible, engaging and physically enjoyable to experience.
Completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) in Australia at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2004, he soon launched into his choreographic career by opening the 'national design conference 4um? for Advertising and Design Asia Pacific' with his first choreographic work 'Delirium' in 2005 which was presented at the Malaysian Dance Festival in the same year.
In 2006, Richard joined Expressions Dance Company (EDC- now known as Australasian Dance Collective) touring throughout Australia and internationally to China, Taiwan, South Korea, and USA, earning nominations for Most Outstanding Male Dancer for both an Australian Dance Award and a Helpmann Award.
Fiona began her training at Bodenwieser Dance Centre and continued at the Australian Choreocentre in Sydney.
She spent a year at the Centre for the Performing Arts in Adelaide before she returned to Sydney to perform with One Extra Dance Company. Fiona joined Tasmania Dance Co before being awarded 2 scholarships to study at the London School of Contemporary Dance.
She went on to tour extensively in the UK and Europe undertaking a range of work, both commercial and contemporary, from opera to independent dance companies. Fiona was a founding member of La Bouche, a mixed-media music/dance/video group (signing to Safari and Sony Records).
Elise is a dancer, choreographer and video artist who has worked in Australia and internationally as an independent artist and with EDC Expressions Dance Company. She has worked in Australia, Taiwan, the US, South Korea, Switzerland and extensively in China.
Elise’s interest in performance design, installation, sound and moving image led her to complete a Masters of Arts by Research at QUT in 2016, creating Shifting Lenses which investigated the use of moving image and digital media in live performance.
Elise has choreographed numerous works for EDC and independently and has also been commissioned by Opera Queensland and Opera Australia.
Anastasia is a dancer and memory expert who has worked in Australia and internationally as both as a ballet and contemporary dancer.
After completing an Advanced Diploma of Dance at the Australian Ballet School Anastasia began her career working with the Queensland Ballet. She then joined the Norwegian National Ballet dancing both principal and soloist roles. Following this Anastasia worked for Sweden's Gothenburg Opera Ballet, performing works by contemporary choreographers including Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Jacopo Godani, Tero Saarinen and Ohad Naharin amongst others.
Returning to Australia, Anastasia joined The Australian Dance Theatre and danced in works by Gary Stewart including Birdbrain, Held and the Age Of Unbeauty.
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