Past Projects

Improvisor

  • Dance Interrogations (a diptych) Melbourne Festival (2015)
  • Unbecoming, Melbourne Festival (2014)
  • Dance Interrogations (in the red train), Melbourne Festival (2013)
  • Dance Interrogations, Adelaide & Edinburgh Fringe (2012)
  • NICE (National Impro Coaching Exchange), Dancehouse & Deakin Uni (2011)
  • The Little Con, Cecil Street Studio, North Fitzroy (05–10)
  • The Last Tuesday Society, Yah Yahs, Collingwood (09)
  • Explode, Small Block Cafe, East Brunswick (09)
  • Musicircus as part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival (07)
  • Dances the size of photographs, Deakin University, Burwood (07)
  • Practice as Research book launch at the McCulloch Gallery, Melbourne (07)
  • Zap, Ruth Zaporah and guests, Dancehouse (06)
  • Conundrum, Cecil Street Studio, North Fitzroy (03 & 05)
  • The Dance Card, Dancehouse (04)
  • Duo Australis season at Chapel off Chapel, Melbourne & Sydney(02)

Motion capture performer (07-10)

  • Bedtime Story trailer for Act 3 Animation/Movement Now Media (07)
  • UnMakeable Love for iCinema (08-09) Director: David Pledger

Actor

  • Adhocracy residency with Parachutes For Ladies, Vitalstatistix, Port Adelaide, (2012)
  • The Removalists, a danced film by Simon Green & Gerard Veltre (06)—role of mother
  • Feds, Telemovie—extra
  • Absolutes, Theatreworks. Dir: Nicky Smith (98)
  • The Contortionists, La Mama. Dir: Fiona McHugh (94)

Dancer

  • Vargkaffe (Wolfcoffee) Lappland, Sweden (09) Ch: Reid, Durning, Skanberg-Dahlstedt.
  • Song of Longing, VCA. Choreographer: Anne O’Keeffe (08)
  • Unfixed, Natarani Theatre, Darpana, Ahmedabad, India Ch: Dianne Reid (06)
  • The Joker, Dancehouse/Melbourne International Comedy Festival (05)
  • Places I have been, Dancehouse. Ch: Luke Hockley (04)
  • Scenes from another life, Bodyworks, Dancehouse. Ch: Reid (03)
  • Festival for a Quiet Life, Gasworks Theatre. Ch: Kim Vincs (01)
  • Shaken not Stirred, Blueroom. Ch: Jacqueline Sherren (01)
  • folding on forever, Australian Choreographic Centre. Ch: Luke Hockley (2000)
  • Doppelganger & Lily, Deakin Uni/Dancehouse. Ch: Damien Hinds (2000)
  • Calm, Great Escapes, Dancehouse. Ch: Reid (99)
  • Dearest, Great Escapes, Dancehouse. Collab with Yoni Prior (99)
  • Lay Bare, Mixed Metaphor, Dancehouse. Ch: Reid (97)
  • Tangent, Dancehouse. Ch: Jean Tally (97)
  • Fall Out, Dancehouse. Ch: Luke Hockley (97)
  • Motion sickness, Great Escapes, Gasworks. Ch: Reid (97)
  • Before Your Very Eyes, Dancehouse. Dir: Lisa Nelson (97)
  • Itch, Great Escapes, Dancehouse. Ch: Reid (96)
  • Point of View, Bodyworks, Dancehouse. Ch: Reid (96)
  • Delectatio, VCA, Dance Elixir. Ch: Natalie Cursio (96)
  • Marla’s Dance, Gasworks. Ch: Kim Vincs (95)

Danceworks (1990–95)

  • Vagabonds & High Flyers (1995) Ch: Helen Herbertson
  • Physical Business (1992 & 1994) Ch: Herbertson
  • In the Company of Angels (1993) Ch: Herbertson
  • Breaking the Silence (1993) Ch: Herbertson, Collins, Fletcher, Reid, Warby
  • Passage II (1993) Ch: Sandra Parker
  • Human to Human (1992) Ch: Herbertson, Warby, Reid, Fletcher, Daffy, Collins, Bell
  • Common touch—Eve’s Dance (1991) Ch: Beth Shelton
  • Backlash (1991) Ch: Herbertson
  • No Physical Injury (1991) Ch: Herbertson
  • Web (1991) Ch: Shelton
  • Private Lives, Public Places (1991) Ch: Herbertson, Reid
  • Wings of Summer (1990 & 1991) Dir: Shelton & Meme McDonald
  • My Friend the Chocolate Cake (1991) Ch: Ros Warby
  • Famous people I haven’t quite Met Yet (1990) Ch: Bryan Smith
  • Three wings (1990) Ch: Shelton
  • Second sight (1990) Ch: Herbertson
  • Lightly disguised (1990) Ch: Herbertson & Shelton

Outlet Dance (87-89)

  • Living Art Auction (87); New Works (88); Motor Drive (88);
  • Come Out Youth Festival country tour (89); Really Working (89)

 Orpheus & Eurydice (1988) State Opera of South Australia

“Reid performed with more of a sense of the everyday and with a wonderful softness and lightness, which made the sudden lilts of strength and precision that come with a dancer’s body all the more charming.” Jonathan Marshall, RealTime


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