Name

Solon Ulbrich

Biography

Solon Ulbrich

Sol is an Australian independent director, choreographer, teacher, performer and arts producer. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Sol's performance career features engagements with Australian Dance Theatre, the West Australian Ballet, Opera Australia, One Extra Dance Company and Ricochet Dance Productions (UK).

Sol's choreographic career has been recognised by a Choreographic Fellowship from the Australian Choreographic Centre. The short film Restoration which he co-choreographed and performed with Narelle Benjamin won the Australian Dance Award 1999 for best dance on film.

Sol was Artistic Associate in a partnership with choreographer Tanja Liedtke, providing artistic collaboration and project management and is acting director for her repertoire. This rich creative relationship included artistic collaboration and consultation in research, design, staging, administration and the co-ordination of these components.

Having completed a Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts) from the University of South Australia, Sol held the position of dance and performance event co-ordinator for the Southbank Centre London and Rehearsal Director for Australian Dance Theatre. He has been lecturer in movement for the Circus Space degree course (London) in 2004-2005 and Project Director for Soft Landing at QL2 Centre for Youth Dance's annual intensive career development program since 2006. His teaching experience includes Contemporary and Yoga techniques for Australian Dance Theatre, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Dance North, DV8 Physical Theatre Company, Sydney Dance Studios, Tasdance and Taipei National University of the Arts.

Sol was the creative coordinator for Tanja Liedtke's Enter Twilight for Tasdance in 2004. Sol returned to Tasdance to choreograph South for the 2011 season of Artery.