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. She has continued to work on her professional development, attending workshops with internationally renowned choreographers and artists.
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 has worked as a dance teacher and choreographer in both Sydney and the Southern Highlands, teaching ballet, contemporary, musical theatre, jazz and tap to students of all ages and skill levels. Bonnie is a certified teacher of Progressing Ballet Technique by Marie Walton-Mahon and specialises in strength and conditioning for dancers.
Bonnie previously worked as a disability support worker and has taught dance to students with intellectual and physical disabilities.
She currently teaches dance technique and performance at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA) for their Bachelor of Dance and Musical Theatre degree.