Tara Samaya

SOLOIST

born in Australia

EDUCATION

1996 - 2005 Marie Walton Mahon Dance Academy
2004 - 2006 Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2019 Winner of Helpmann Award Best Female Dancer /// 2019 Winner of Greenroom Award Best Performer /// 2018 Nomination Greenroom Award Best Performer /// 2017 Winner Australian Dance Award Best Dance on Film /// 2016 Winner 60second International Dance Film Competition /// 2012 Nomination Helpmann Award Best Female Dancer /// 2010 Nomination Helpmann Award Best Female Dancer

ENGAGEMENTS

2007 - 2012 Australian Dance Theatre, 2013 - 2019 Chunky Move - 2016 Artistic Associate /// since 2019 Staatsballett Berlin - Soloist Dancer

REPERTORY

Anouk Van Dijk: Embodiment 1:1:1, 247 Days, Rule of Thirds, Depth of Field, Anti Gravity, Accumilation, Common Ground & Falk Richter's collaboration Complexity of Belonging; Garry Stewart: Devolution, G, Worldhood, Be Your Self, Proximity

Douglas Wright Company: A Kiss Inside, Lina Limosani & Al Seed The Spinners, GUTS Dance: The Perception Experiments, Prue Lang: Project F, Dance North: 1Infinity, Geoffrey Watson: loving you ad nauseam, Antony Hamilton: RGB, Larissa McGowan: Zero Sum

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Jefta van Dinther: Plateau Effect, Anouk van Dijk: Distant Matter, Assistant