Natalie Weir —

Choreographer Natalie Weir is known internationally for her highly physical partner work, her organic movement style and her touching insight into humanity.

Natalie trained at QUT and was a founding member of Expressions Dance Company. She has created over 170 professional works in her 30 year career, including major new works for world class companies such as The Australian Ballet, Queensland Ballet, West Australian Ballet, Houston Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, Hong Kong Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. Natalie was resident choreographer for The Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet and was appointed EDC’s Artistic Director in 2009, fulfilling her dream to build an ensemble of dancers and contribute to the future of Australian dance.

Natalie’s 2010 signature work with EDC where the heart is won Best Performance by a Company at the 2011 Australian Dance Awards and Best Choreography and Best Ballet or Dance Work at the 2011 Helpmann Awards. Her signature works with EDC have earned 10 Helpmann Award nominations.