Name

Chrissie Koltai

Biography

Chrissie Koltai 1998

Chrissie Koltoi has a career in Australian theatre spanning 27 years. Koltoi has choreographed, devised and directed, for musical theatre, opera, film, television and dance. A founding member of the Dance Company of New South Wales, now the Sydney Dance Company, The One Extra Dance Theatre and co-founder and producer of the Dance Collections. Koltoi has taught in most major performance institutions in Sydney.

Her works include a collaboration with Tess de Quincey for Compression 100, Arabian Nights for the Adelaide State Theatre Company, Drowing and Surviving co-devised with Tanya Gerstle. Koltoi completed a highly successful new work in 1998, Life, Love, Death And The Weather with dancers Patrick Hording-Irmer and Anco Frankenhaeuser and singer Jeanie Lewis and composer/musician Steve Boul.

Chrissie choreographed The Fragile Garden for Tasdance in 1998 for the Vital Expression season.