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Deanne Butterworth is a performer and choreographer born in Boorloo/Perth and based in Naarm/Melbourne. Her practice is preoccupied with the investigation of movement and how it relates to the physical, emotional, and sonic space in which it is located. Throughout her almost 30 year career Deanne has worked with many notable choreographers and performed in and contributed to the work of prominent visual artists. Since 1994 her work has been situated in galleries, for film, theatre, museums and outdoors and has been nominated for multiple Green Room Awards. Her most recent full length work, “Slow Calm Drama” premiered at Dancehouse in 2021.

Feature image: Deanne Butterworth, Two Parts of Easy Action, The Substation, 2016 Photo: Courtesy of the artist

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