A Broken Puzzle
A film-based movement piece, exploring the personal histories contained in the body when placed in specific architectural locations. A Broken Puzzle incorporated the film into a live multi-media performance choreographed by Dianne Reid. Click here to see Broken Puzzle.
Filmed and Directed by Dianne Reid | 2010 Brunswick Town Hall
Comprising of a series of short works by three exciting Melbourne Choreographers Michelle Heaven, Gerard Van Dyck and Kate Middleweek.
Dancehouse | Melbourne Fringe Festival | September 2009 and The Mechanic’s Institute Performing Arts Centre | December 2009
A dynamic dialogue with the band Everything is New Now. WEB was spun from dance, storytelling, music and physical theatre. WEB was both a performance and a moving artwork.
Choreographed by Kate Middleweek | 2008 Northcote Town Hall | Melbourne Fringe Festival
Developed from a previous performance, Flight, expanded and formed into an extended image of human journeying, dreams of escape and of rising above it all.
Directed by Janice Florence with Michelle Heaven as choreographic adviser
2007 Dancehouse | 2007 BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
International Arts Festival
Beginning from a short collaboration with Restless Dance Co., Flight was developed further using dance, physical theatre and characterisation to look at the human desire to fly and to be nomadic, from the myth of Icarus to jetting off on a package holiday.
Performed beneath stars and spacemen at Scienceworks | 2006 Scienceworks
The Bullet of Love
Roaming through the silliness, the ecstasy, the longing, and the fun of human love, The Bullet of Love employed spoken word, dance, and physical play with weight and momentum, satire and nostalgia.
Directed by Janice Florence | 2005 Dancehouse
The Transit of Venus
The Transit of Venus played with a broad canvas of shared and personal history, from Captain Cook’s incredible voyage, to witnessing the planet of love crossing the southern skies, to convict misery, to mobile phone-carrying city dwellers.
Directed by Janice Florence | 2004 North Melbourne Arts House
Calling on an absurdist comic duo, a poignant love triangle trio, a primal, dynamic dance duet with a wheel dancer teasing out stories of belonging, alienation, love and memory.
Directed by Vanessa Chapple | 2003 Horti Hall
This was an opportunity for Weave to display their virtuoso in real time choreography and group improvisation skills together with other well-known exponents of this form.
Directed by Janice Florence | 2002 North Melbourne Arts House
Was an interplay of dance, physical humour and pedestrian movement, exploring the themes of home and travelling far from home, the individual and community.
Choreographed by Sally Smith | 2001 North Melbourne Arts House