Name

Felicia Hick

Biography

Felecia Hick 2003

Felecia is an independent artist whose passion lies in choreography and performance. In 1999, she completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Dance from Adelaide University. In 2000, Felecia was awarded a scholarship to train at the Jean Wong School of Ballet in Hong Kong. Since graduating she has been an active member of the dance industry, creating and performing in successful works for the South Australian Choreographic Laboratory, Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Open Space 2000 program. Felecia was a founding member of Adelaide based dance company Diwali Dance House. Felecia has lectured at the Elder School of Music (Adelaide University) in movement and composition, as well as teaching at high schools and Ausdance SA studios.

Felecia has worked with numerous choreographers both locally and internationally including Tuula Roppola, Eric Languet and Erna Omarsdottir/Damien Jalet (C de Ia B, Belgium) and Gabriela Carrizo/Franck Chartier (Peeping Tom Collective, Belgium) at the 2005 lmpulstanz Festival in Vienna. Felecia's work Hunger (2005 Come Out Festival) was nominated as part of the Australia Dance Awards in the Independent Dance category. Waiting, in collaboration with Ingrid Steinborner, was selected in the 2002 Dance Australia Critic's Choice for 'most promising choreography.' Felecia directed the annual Opera Highlights program for the Elder School of Music at the University of Adelaide in 2006. She worked with Restless Dance Company, as Assistant Director for their 2006 July and August performance seasons.

She was a grant recipient of the Australia Council's 2003 Young and Emerging Performers Initiative, enabling her to work with Tasdance on their educational project Fresh, and joining the professional company for their regional tour of Treasured Island. Felicia co-choreographed Dry as a Bone with Emma Porteus for Tasdance's 2006 Education project.