Bonnie Curtis is a multi-faceted artist, driven by an inquisitive imagination and a desire to discover.
Born and bred in Sydney, Bonnie trained at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts before moving to Europe to further her artistic development.
Whilst in Europe, Bonnie had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s best dancers and choreographers.
Upon her return to Australia, Bonnie completed a secondment with Australian Dance Theatre, immersing herself in their unique style of contemporary dance.
Recently Bonnie was selected to be part of the ATLAS Programme for emerging choreographers at ImPulsTanz in Austria.
During her career, Bonnie has worked as an independent artist, playing the role of producer, director, choreographer and performer in works for film, installation and live performance.
Her creations and collaborations have been featured at ImPulsTanz, Museum Moderner Kunst (AT), Girona Film Festival (ES), Quadstock Music Festival (US), CinéWomen|Womenartconnect (EU), Asia International Youth Short Film Exhibition (CN), Biennale of Sydney, Sydney World Film Festival, and Sydney Fringe Festival (AU), among others.
Bonnie is also a passionate teacher of dance and has been teaching for 10 years.
She has taught technique, performance and creative development in both Australia and overseas.
Her current and past appointments include Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Undergraduate Program), Te Auaha Institute of Creativity (NZ), Evolve Performance Studios, APA Macarthur, STADS, amongst many others.
Bonnie is the facilitator of Interchange Australia’s dance program, which is an inclusive dance program specially catered to people with disability. Bonnie believes that everyone should experience the joy of dance, regardless of age or ability.
At heart, Bonnie is a rebel bun-head who discovered her love of dance theatre while living in Berlin. Bonnie’s practise incorporates technical elements of dance with creativity and somatic movement practices.