Chloe Chignell is a dance artist based in Melbourne. She has recently been commissioned by the Keir Choreographic Award to present a new short work in 2016. In 2015 she recieved the DanceWEB scholarship at ImpulzTanz, Vienna. She also received an Ian Potter Travel Grant and Art Start enabling her to extend her choreographic practice through international travel and studio research.
As a performer Chloe has worked for Marten Spangberg in ‘The Planet’ Performed at ImpulzTanz and Indigo Dance Festival. She has worked with Atlanta Eke on Miss Universal at Chunky Move and Gertrude Contemporary. She has also performed with Aphids at Museum of Old and New Art. Chloe has been working for James Batchelor for a number of years performing in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. She continues to work with James Batchelor throughout 2016.
Chloe’s most recent work Towards Transparency premiered in The Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015. In 2014 she choreographed POST PHASE: The Summit is Blue presented by Dancehouse for Melbourne’s Fringe Festival and by The Canberra Theatre. The work was awarded a Space Grant at Dancehouse and a Curated Residency at QL2 dance in 2015.
Chloe co-curates Dance Speaks a performance lecture program aimed at generating more diverse dialogue surrounding dance practice. She was apart of the 2015 Writers workshop for Dance Massive, which published her written responses to Performances in the festival. Throughout 2014/2015 Chloe was also the Choreographic intern at Dancehouse supported by the Professional Pathways Scholarship.