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: »The 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« (»van Dijk | Eyal«), Assistant; Emanuel Gat: »Sunny«