Melanie Lane is a choreographer working between Naarm and Ngunnawal/Ngambri country. She works across visual arts, theatre, music and film. Her choreographic work interrogates physical and social realities to create surreal futures that are confounded, broken and reconfigured.
Her artistic engagement moves between Europe, Indonesia and Australia, with her independent work touring internationally. Alongside commissions with Sydney Dance Company, ADC, DanceNorth, Chunky Move, Schauspiel Leipzig and HAU Berlin, her collaborations extend to artists; Clark, Adena Jacobs, Amos Gebhardt, Leyla Stevens, Monica Lim and Rianto.
Melanie is Resident Artist at The Substation, 2015 resident director at Lucy Guerin Inc., Associate Artist at QL2 and is 2023/24 Choreographer in Residence at Chunky Move.
Melanie is currently developing a new work at The Substation.
Photo: Barbara Dietl