Name

Natalie Cursio

Biography

Natalie Cursio

Natalie is a respected choreographer, whose work has been presented in Tokyo, Seoul, Busan, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore and around Australia. Natalie's work subtly blends elements of theatre and narrative with a mathematical attention to composition. She primarily creates live performance but has regularly extended her practice into other areas, exploring dance in the context of film and photography. Natalie had a successful collaborative tour in 2007 (Melbourne, Hong Kong, Taiwan) with Homeless Dance Co, a nomadic company of artists from 5 different countries, of which she is a founding member. Earlier in 2007, Natalie presented a new short solo work at Theatre X in Tokyo entitled Cindy and Polly Talk Dance, as part of the Original Works of World, Choreographers Project. Here she also participated in a collaborative process with dance artists from Canada, China, Japan and Korea.

In 2006 in Korea, as part of an Asialink residency, Natalie made Anonymous, for Dance Theatre CcadoO, ran a choreographic laboratory for Theatre Nottle and performed with Doo Dance Theatre. Back in Melbourne Natalie curated, choreographed for and performed in the highly acclaimed With a Bullet: The Album Project. Natalie has been nominated for an Australian Dance Award (2005, for Dance Film) and for a Green Room Award (2007, for Concept and Realisation). Natalie choreographed Six for Gold as part of Tasdance's 2008 production of One for Sorrow, Two for Joy.