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Jillian Pearce

Jillian Pearce

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Natimuk, Victoria, Australia

Jillian Pearce

Natimuk, Victoria, Australia

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"You cannot learn to fly by flying. First you must learn to walk, then run, then climb...then dance." Nietzche.

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Biography

Trained in dance at the Victorian College of the Arts SS, Jillian Pearce has performed nationally and internationally with innovative physical theatre companies, NYID and desoxy theatre, co artistic director/ performer of the touring dance company Dance Compass Melbourne/Big Fish Dance and teaching artist at the Victorian Arts Centre. She has toured internationally as choreographer, performer, workshop facillitator and rigger with Simon Barleys company Bambuco between 1999-2007.
In 1998, she established a dance/physical theatre company Y Space in Natimuk (www.yspace.com.au)working with climbers and dancers to create work in high and unusual places. Y Space work has been part of Next Wave Festival, Meeting Place-Regional Arts Australia Conference, Nati Frinj, Art Is Festival, Festival Melbourne (Commonwealth Games Cultural Program),
Hong Kong Elements opening event, Federation Square Advent Calendar.
She is recipient of Cultural Exchange position with the Accroche Coeur Festival in Angers, France 2004, received a Green Room nomination for Colony in 2002. She studied under Al Wunder’s Theatre of the Ordinary and Norbert Gotz Theatre of Shadow and Light, Bamberg Germany.
She was choreographer and rehearsal director for Dave Jones’ Highly Strung production Nati Frinj 2011 and Kat Pengallys Feeling the Ceiling, Nati Frinj 2011. in 2014.
She is currently a freelance creative producer, director and performer with her work being seen in various capacities in productions such as Dookie Erthed, Horsham Art is Festival, Swanhill’s Fairfax Festival, Hamilton’s Ansett Aflight, Woodford Folk Festival, and Verity Higgins’the Freda Experience. Her current projects include; Y Space Opera in the Air with Isabel Hertaeg and artist/co devisor with Mary French and their current project Shadow Lab. She is also part time Cultural Development Officer at Horsham Rural City Council…. oh yeah… and mum of Isabelle aged 11.

Member of Organisations

Arapiles Community Theatre: Made In Natimuk
Art is... Festival
Regional Arts Victoria
Horsham Regional Arts Association.

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