ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

A graduate of the Australian Ballet School, Timothy Brown choreographed his first work Little Tell Tales, for the school, winning the Peggy Van Praagh Award at the Australian Institute of Classical Dance (AICD) choregographic competition Dance Creation 2000. Timothy continued his choreographic development, creating 15 works for Queensland Ballet and its Professional Year and 3 works for Expressions Dance Company, while performing works by choreographers Francois Klaus, Natalie Weir, Nils Christe, Paul Boyd, Young Soon Hue, Tomother Harbour, Stephan Thoss and William Forsythe. In 2010 Timothy was invited to create a work, Nocturnal Phantasm, for The Australian Ballet season of Bodytorque and toured to Melbourne to showcase a new work When Cherry Blossom Falls for AICD's Dance Creation, performed by dancers of QUT. His work Salon was shortlisted in the 2014 Dance Awards. Timothy holds a Master of Business at QUT and currently works in professional and cultural development as Project Coordinator at Access Arts in Queensland.

 

REHEARSAL DIRECTOR

Clare Morehen is a freelance artist and former Principal Artist of the Queensland Ballet. Clare trained at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and was accepted into the Royal Ballet Upper School at age 15. While a student, Clare performed with the Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. Upon graduation in 2004, Clare accepted a position with Queensland Ballet, where she was promoted to soloist in 2006 and principal in 2009. Clare has worked with numerous Australian and international choreographers, with personal highlights including: Juliet and Lady Capulet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet, Swanilda, in Greg Horsman’s Coppelia, Blanche in Francois Klaus’ A Streetcar Named Desire, and Catherine in Natalie Weir’s Wuthering Heights. Since departing Queensland Ballet in 2017, Clare has worked as a freelance artist guesting with The Covent Garden Dance Company, M&T in Motion and the Melbourne Ballet Company. Clare is now in demand as a coach and repetiteur in ballet academies across Queensland and a regular contributor to Dance Train magazine.