Kate Champion - Choreographer
Kate Champion has worked as director, choreographer, dancer, teacher and rehearsal director for various companies including The Australian Dance Theatre, Belvoir Street Theatre, Legs on the Wall, Dance North, English National Opera and the UK’s DV8 Physical Theatre.
She has also created, performed and toured two critically acclaimed solo shows –Face Value and About Face.
As Artistic Director of Force Majeure, Kate has directed Same, same But Different,Tenebrae – Part 1 and 2, Already Elsewhere, the film series The Sense Of It and The Age I’m In.
Kate is also the choreographer of the original stage production of Dirty Dancing.
In 2010 Kate choreographed the Australian version of Spring Awakening for Sydney Theatre Company, Bliss for Opera Australia and was judge and choreographer for My Mutation for the Opera House’s Spring Dance Festival.
Kate has been awarded Helpmann, Green Room and Australian Dance Awards along with the Robert Helpmann Scholarship for Choreographic Excellence.