Tours of Tuscany

Tours of Tuscany
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Biographies of Dancers

Boris Bivona

Boris was born in Palermo, where he started dancing at the age of 10. During his first visit to Australia in 1989 he was accepted to the third and last year of the Australian Ballet School, Melbourne. More

Ingrid Cameron

Ingrid has just completed her studies at QUT with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) and has since been in demand as a performer and a dance teacher.

Most recently Ingrid has performed with Ignatians Musical Society in West Side Story as well as Cats during which she was invited to be the dance captain.

In addition to dancing, Ingrid is also modelling and developing her acting skills for screen and theatrical productions.

Ingrid is thrilled to be performing with DADAdance in the premiere of “… Arrivi ...Partenze” and she is currently preparing to travel overseas in order to continue her dancing career.

Joseph Lau

Joseph graduated from the QUT Bachelor of Arts Dance programme and is currently working professionally as both performer and choreographer. Joseph's dancing credits include Fracture, Rumpelstiltskin and Beat Cake for Buzz Dance Theatre; Pearl Fishers and Andrea Chenier for Opera Queensland; and Dance, Dance, Dance with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

Joseph also conducts dance workshops aimed at children and young people and teaches company and public community classes.

Over the past two years, Joseph traveled on tour in the leading dramatic role with Hidden Dragons for Barking Gecko Theatre Company to sold-out venues in Canada and around Australia including Sydney Opera House; QUT Gardens Theatre, Brisbane; and Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne.

As a strong advocate for dance, Joseph has acted as a board member of Expressions Dance Company, Treasurer of Ausdance (Qld) Inc. and Coordinator of the CRITICAL MASS Independent Dance Collective. He is currently developing Static, a new independent dance theatre piece.

Stephanie Pokoj

Stephanie started dancing at the age of seven, and training in RAD syllabus completing all Grades and other major exams.

In 2004 she graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance).
During her time at QUT Stephanie was privileged to work with many distinguished Australian and International choreographers including, Rosetta Cook, Csaba Buday, Brian Lucus, Maggie Sietsma and Taiwanese choreographer Ming-Shen Ku.

In 2003 Stephanie joined Ballet Theatre of Queensland and danced as a soloist in the productions of “Aladdin” and “Beauty and the Beast”.

Stephanie has spent the last two years in London where she has been furthering her dance training and also started working as a photographic model.

Marika Steward

Marika started dancing at the age of 5 at the Juanita Linnan School of Dance in Gatton, studying ballet, tap and jazz. She has danced in concerts, eisteddofds and performances covering all styles of dance.

Marika has also been a member of Qld Youth Ballet and more recently Ballet Theatre of QLD (BTQ) for several years.

She performed the role of Swanhilda in BTQ’s 2007 production of Coppelia at the Playhouse, QPAC and loved every moment of it.

Marika is curently studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at QLD Univeristy of Technology

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