GILLI O'CONNELLASSISTANT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Born in Sydney, Gilli trained under the guidance of Tanya Pearson and Janece Graham. Gaining her Solo Seal in 1988 was then offered a traineeship in Banff, Canada where she was fortunate to study with Vicki Wilson , Mark Gordan and Brian McDonald. Since returning to Australia, Gilli’s Dance Credits include- Sydney Dance Co (Tivoli), Queensland Ballet Co, Australian Dance Theatre and The Opera Australia Dance Ensemble.
An R.A.D Registered Teacher Gilli’s experience includes- Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching, SCECGS Redlands , University of New South Wales, Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, , Queensland Ballet Professional Program, Opera Australia, and various RAD scholarships.
Gilli has also choreographed, coached and re-created choreography for various Theatre Productions, Festivals and also Individual competition Solos including work for Belvoir St Theatre, Australian Dance Theatre and Opera Australia.
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