Lisa Wilson

Choreographer, Desire, Contemporary Women

Lisa Wilson Projects creates distinctive and original performance works, which layer striking visual design, powerful yet intricate physicality and sense of the human condition. Lisa has a twenty-year international career, working as director, choreographer, performer and educator. Her body of work moves across genres having created for theatre companies, opera, large-scale installation work, multi media performances, company commissions and full-length independent work.

Lisa’s choreographic credits include: Lake (Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts), Elbow Room (Brisbane Powerhouse), Desire, Contemporary Women (Sydney Dance Company), Queensland Theatre Company, Opera Queensland, The Australian Ballet, Dance North, Queensland Ballet Company, Expressions Dance Company, The Place Theatre ‘Resolution!’ (UK), Rambert Dance Company’s Education Department with the English National Trust (UK), QUT’s Dance and Drama departments, Ausdance Qld’s Belltower ll series and the 2008 World Dance Alliance. In 2011 Lisa was awarded the Hephzibah Tintner Choreographic Fellowship, to work with the Australian Ballet, Sydney Dance Company and Opera Australia. As a choreographer, educator and performer, Lisa has worked in festivals and theatres in Japan, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland, Singapore, China, Germany, Mexico, New Caledonia and the U.S.A.

2014 saw Lisa’s full length work Lake tour nationally to five states, as a Road Work tour, produced by Performing Lines and showcase at the Australian Performing Arts Market. Lisa Wilson Projects ongoing developments include: Wireless, a new intermedia dance theatre work in collaboration with composer Paul Charlier and Never Without, funded by an Ausdance Qld creative development grant and the Judith Wright Centre. Both works are supported through a Fresh Ground residency at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. Lisa Wilson Projects is supported by MAPS for artists, through Metro Arts.