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

Elizabeth (Liz) Whelan completed her Advanced examination (RAD) in Sydney before moving to Queensland, aged 16 to attend the Queensland Dance School of Excellence. She continued to complete her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance Performance) with Distinction at QUT. Her dance credits include, the Guangzhou Dance Festival, Short and Sweet, the Shunt Lounge London, Pair Dance London, Timothy Brown's Salon in the role of Marchesa, Claire Marshall's award winning dance film Ward of State, and Fish Lane Studios also for Claire Marshall. Liz debuted in her first television commercial in 2014 and recently completed her Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) at QUT. Liz is currently teaching at secondary college in Browns Plains.