|SPEAKER | Kate Champion|
Kate Champion, speaker at The Culture of Innovation, ISPA's 65th Annual Congress, in New York City on January 15-17, 2013. View the full Schedule of Events.
Kate Champion is the Artistic
Director of Sydney based dance theatre company - Force Majeure. The company
regularly performs at Australia’s major festivals as well as in France,
Ireland, Canada and Korea. The company is renown for its humane sensibility,
striking aesthetic and seemless integration of multi art forms. Kate has
directed all of its productions to date.
In addition to her role with
Force Majeure Kate has worked variously as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and
rehearsal director for companies including the Australian Dance Theatre, Sydney
Theatre Company, English National Opera, Opera Australia and, significantly throughout
the nineties, DV8 Physical Theatre - London. Kate is also the choreographer of
the original stage production of Dirty
Dancing and will be Associate Director on Opera Australia’s production of The Ring Cycle in 2013. Kate has been
awarded Helpmann, Green Room and Australian Dance Awards along with the Robert
Helpmann Scholarship for Choreographic Excellence.