Alison Currie and Alisdair Macindoe

 

Alison Currie has a BA in Dance Performance from Adelaide College of the Arts, Australia and a Research Masters in Choreography and Performance from Roehampton University London. Her work focuses on a connection between the human body and inanimate objects. She creates dance works for theatres, galleries, site specific and location nonspecific live art performances. Alison received the inaugural Arts South Australia triennial project grant for her work ‘42a’ which premiered at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation in 2008 and toured to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. She choreographed Restless Dance Theatre’s Bedroom Dancing, directed by Steve Mayhew, which was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Youth and Community Dance Australian Dance Awards 2010. Early in her career Alison was mentored by Amanda Phillips and Solon Ulbrich.

Alisdair Macindoe is a Melbourne and New York based contemporary dancer and dance-maker who trained at the Victorian College of the Arts secondary and tertiary schools. He has performed in works by Lucy GuerinChunky MoveAntony HamiltonStephanie LakeDancenorthLeigh Warren and dancersDamien JaletErna OmarsdottirNat Cursio IncJo LloydGerard Van DykeBec ReidCobie OrgerStone/Castro, and his own works (Bromance, 525600LOVE and Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain). He has received a Greenroom and a Helpmann award for his performances and a Greenroom award for concept and realisation of a dance work.