Victoria Chiu


Sydney born Victoria Chiu trained at the VCA, Melbourne, Bachelor of Dance. She has performed and toured extensively with European companies Cie Nomades, Cie Gilles Jobin, Micha Purucker, Jozsef Trefeli and Jane Turner. In Australia she has worked with Fiona Malone, Bernadette Walong and with Australian Dance Theatre for TV show Superstars of Dance filmed in LA. Her first full length work was a Sydney/Geneva collaboration with Cie József Trefeli called ‘StarStruck’. Victoria and Roland Cox successfully created and toured ‘The Ballad of Herbie Cox’. It toured with critical acclaim across Canada was invited to Los Angeles April 2013 and to Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival 2014. Victoria was Dancehouse Housemate XI in which the work ‘Floored’ was presented in August 2013. Victoria was in residence at Footscray Community Arts Centre 2013 -2016 while working on ‘Do You Speak Chinese?’, this work premiered with critical acclaim in March as part of the 2015 Malthouse season for Dance Massive, toured to Shanghai International Arts Festival RAW!Land October 2015 and Bendigo December 2015. Victoria has collaborated with Arts Fission, Singapore December 2016 with ‘Fire Monkey’ performed at Arts Centre Melbourne and she created ‘Grotto’ at the Immigration Museum for Asia TOPA February 2017. She appeared in film for Cate Consandine at CCP Melbourne, worked with Linda Sastradipradja on ‘The Dancer as Auteur’ and has begun a new collaboration with Candy Bowers in 2017, ‘Hyper Fragility’. Recently Victoria danced in virtual reality film VR-I for Cie Gilles Jobin which was selected in Venice Biennale and Sundance 2018. Her latest work ‘What Happened In Shanghai’ was performed in Shanghai International Arts Festival RAW!Land 2017.