Courtney Scheu is an independent dance artist – performer, choreographer and educator who has experience creating and presenting locally and internationally. Drawing from literature, visual arts, improvisation and natural environments, Scheu’s choreographic work plays between waking and dreaming worlds, the real and unreal. Scheu is a Certified Gaga Teacher, Gaga: Ohad Naharin’s Movement language. Within Australia and New Zealand, Scheu presented a new contemporary dance work as a film in Horizon Festival 2020 Homegrown which has received over 6000 views online, in Supercell Contemporary Dance Festival Brisbane 2020 and in Tempo Dance Festival New Zealand 2020. Scheu and Itamar Freed presented collaborative, interdisciplinary work Floating Tree (on thin lines) Horizon Festival 2021 Final Call Exhibition, a response to the global emergency of our time, Climate Change. Scheu is currently in development of new work Sand with Freed, Katina Olsen and Bella Hood through RADF Sunshine Coast Council and Arts Queensland, Sunshine Coast Arts Foundation and Dance. Here. Now. Scheu is committed to contributing to conversations of dance, education and environmental advocacy.

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