Member Profile : Deanne Butterworth

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Born: Perth 1973. WAAPA, Bachelor of Arts 1993 (Dance). Melbourne based highly respected performer, choreographer & teacher. For 25 years she has shown work across a range of platforms including, Next Wave Festival, NGV, Dancehouse, Lucy Guerin Inc., Melbourne Fringe, Dance New Amsterdam (NYC), Hong Kong (with Jo Lloyd), WestSpace, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Carriageworks, Temperance Hall, MONAFOMA and more. 

In 2017-2019 she was a studio artist at Gertrude Contemporary creating works for live performance and video and during 2019 she was Resident Artist at Temperance Hall. She has worked with Phillip Adams, Tim Darbyshire, Rebecca Jensen, Shelley Lasica, Shian Law, Jo Lloyd, Sandra Parker, Brooke Stamp, amongst others. Recent work includes: Performer in Overture, by Jo Lloyd, Arts House, Melbourne International Arts Festival; All Day And All Night, by Sandra Parker, Sarah Scout Presents, (2018), Moving Mapping, NGV Triennal Extra, (2018); Departed Acts performance/lecture, MPavilion (2018); choreographer & performer for Linda Tegg's Ground video for Venice Architecture Biennale (2018); Re-enactments, Artist-in-Residence, Boyd Studio Southbank (2016); Interlude, Spring 1883, Hotel Windsor (2016), Two Parts of Easy Action, with Evelyn Morris, The Substation (2016); Siteless Now, NGV (2014). 

She has performed in the works of artists Belle Bassin, Damiano Bertoli, Bridie Lunney, David Rosetzky, Linda Tegg, Zoe Bastin, & Justene Williams. In late 2019 she created Group Furniture and Top Ten Actions, Temperance Hall. Her most recent collaborative work DOUBLE DOUBLE with Jo Lloyd, Evelyn Ida Morris, and Tina Havelock-Stevens was shown at Ian Potter Museum of Art (2019), Liveworks (2019), MONAFOMA (2020). In 2019 she was nominated for 2 Green Room Awards- as a performer for her year’s work in 2018, and for choreography for her work, Remaking Dubbing.