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Dancers

NATALIE ALLEN

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Natalie is a graduate of WAAPA. Her first contract was with Leigh Warren and Dancers before joining Rafael Bonachela’s Sydney Dance Company extensively performing and touring the world. At SDC she worked with choreographers: Adam Linder, Emanuel Gat, Jacopo Godani, Larrisa Mc Gowen, Alexander Ekman. She was a guest artist for Australian Dance Theatre’s G and Daniel Jaber’s Nought. She has worked with Jaber since 2013.
Allen won the 2012 Greenroom Award for best performance by a female dancer for her role in SDC’s 2 One Another.

SAM COLBEY

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Sam Colbey trained at the Victorian College of the Arts before joining the Queensland Ballet Company. He has since worked internationally with companies including: Tivoli Pantomime Theater, the Royal Danish Theatre, Stadttheater Bremerhaven, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden / Stephan Thoss Company, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Montreal and more recently Daniel Jaber, Opera Australia and Expressions Dance Company.

KIALEA-NADINE WILLIAMS

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Kialea-Nadine trained at London’s Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance before joining Pheonix Dance Theatre. She then worked with the acclaimed Michael Clark Company before joining the Australian Dance Theatre in 2008. Since 2012 Kialea has been working as an independent dancer, creator and educator, fulfilling mentoring and rehearsal director roles with artists and company’s including Tasdance, Daniel Jaber, Australian Dance Theatre, Adelaide College of the Arts and the Australian Youth Dance Festival. Williams was the recipient of the 2007 UK Critics Circle Award.

ALEXANDER BADEN BRYCE

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Since completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at QUT in 2010 Alexander has worked with melbourne Ballet Company and Expressions Dance Company. He appeared in the premiere of Daniel Jaber’s Agile created for the MyDance International Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and understudied Jaber’s solo work Too Far Again, Not Far Enough…

MADELINE EDWARDS

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Madeline has worked with Jaber since his first serious endeavour into choreography in 2009. She has assisted Jaber on two trips to Malaysia and performed in a number of his works.
Madeline completed a Bachelor of Dance Performance in 2008 at Adelaide College of the Arts. In 2010 Madeline instigated and produced her first Adelaide Fringe show, Heavier Than Milk. She has worked with Jay Mullan, Suhaili Micheline, Jessie Mckinlay among others.

CLANCY-JAYNE SULLIVAN

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Clancy graduated from Adelaide College of the Arts in 2010 with a Bachelor of Dance performance. During her third year she was selected by famed British choreographer Wayne McGregor (Artistic Director of Random Dance) to audition for his company in London. Upon graduation Clancy underwent a traineeship with Australian Dance Theatre. In September 2011 she travelled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to premiere Daniel Jaber’s Agile for the MyDance International Festival.

CATHERINE WELLS

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Catherine trained at the Alvin Ailey School, New York. In 2003, she became a company member at Ballet Nouveau Colorado in Broomfield Colorado where she danced for six years as well as teaching and choreographing in the affiliated school. Throughout her career Catherine worked with a multitude of acclaimed choreographers and performing premier works. She moved to Adelaide where she is completing her Bachelor of Arts with Curtin University and working with Daniel Jaber.

JESSICA HESKETH

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Jessica trained at Ev and Bow and Brent Street Studios before pursuing further studies through a scholarship to the Alvin Ailey School in New York City. In 2009 Hesketh placed runner-up in the TV series So You Think you Can Dance before joining the Australian Dance Theatre in 2010. Jessica continues to guest with the ADT while furthering her experiences independently as of 2014.