Sydney Dance Company’s New Breed 2018 showcases new works by rising and emerging Australian choreographers Prue Lang, Katina Olsen, Holly Doyle and Janessa Dufty.
Lang has lived in France for many years and has had work commissioned at Theatre National de Chaillot, TATE Modern London, Frankfurt Ballet, Rencontres Choregraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis Paris and Chunky Move Australia among others. She has recently moved back to Australia with her French partner. Italian producer and DJ, Chiara Kickdrum is creating the score for Prue’s work
Katina Olsen is a Wakka Wakka and Kombumerri choreographer/dancer and also has Norwegian ancestry. Katina’s choreographic interests lie in the fusions of her Indigenous cultural dance and storytelling with contemporary dance. Katina was a Bangarra dancer for several years before embarking on a choreographic career.
Holly Doyle and Janessa Dufty are both senior Sydney Dance Company dancers who are exploring choreography for the first time.