Artist in Residence // Kristina Chan

25 April - 1 May 2016

Kristina Chan will take part in a production residency at The Lock-Up working toward PROPELLED, a production at The Lock-Up that features collaborations with Australian contemporary choreographers, composers, film-makers and dancers.

Over the past 17 years Kristina has performed throughout Australia, Canada, UK, USA, Asia, Israel and Europe working with dance companies, independent choreographers and directors; Force Majeure, Australian Dance Theatre, Garry Stewart, Chunky Move, Australian Ballet, Gideon Obarzanek, Lucy Guerin Inc, Stephanie Lake, Lisa Wilson, Sydney Theatre Company, Legs On The Wall, Tasdance, Narelle Benjamin, Anton, Tanja Liedtke, Victoria Chiu, Victoria Hunt and Martin del Amo.

Choreographic works include Conform Sydney Dance Company 2015, infinite QL2 Youth Dance Ensemble Canberra 2016, short solo works Carnivorous Solo Festival of Dance Brisbane, Lost and Found iOU Dance 2011 and Spring Dance Festival 2012 and Crestfallen iOU 2013 and adrift iOU 2014. Kristina is the Project Manager of iOU Dance, which is a choreographic platform for NSW independent choreographers. 

Kingdom Mourning Adelaide College of the Arts, Two Player Games NAISDA dance college and Tai Chi Rabbits for Sydney Luna New Year 2016.

Kristina is developing A Faint Existence, a full length solo dance work produced by Force Majeure. She has been awarded a Helpmann Award for her performance in Narelle Benjamin’s In Glass (2011) and two Australian Dance Awards for Tanja Liedtke’s Twelfth Floor (2006) and construct (2009).


IMAGE: Photography by Gregory Lorenzutti.