Cultivating Compassion through Connection


Respire Respire by Mel O'Callaghan

UQ Art Museum 2020

City Horses by Byström Källblad

Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance 2020

And Juliet by Jacob Watton 

Busan (South Korea) International Dance Festival 2019

Empire Theatre 2017

Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance 2017

Festival of Australian Student Theatre (FAST) 2016

Explain Normal by Daniele Constance

with inclusive performance group Aha Ensemble 

Metro Arts 2018 and 2019

The Arrival by Red Leap Theatre

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) 2018

Balloons and Granite by Liesel Zink

QUT Art Museum 2018

R&J in 2013 , The Red Shoes in 2014 and Converge in 2018 - works by Natalie Weir / Expressions Dance Company

Selected QUT seconde for the company in 2016

HEARD by Nick Cave

Gallery of Modern Art 2017


M A I D Live dance performance and installation

Mad Dance House Up Close Residency and House Conspiracy Residency.

Corresponding dance film M A I D screened in Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance's Capture | Dance for Screen 2019 and 

Tempo Dance Festival 2020 New Zealand

Ideal is just an Idea  Immersive contemporary dance solo 

Dancenorth’s A.R.T. Residency working with dancers Reina Takeuchi and Asher Bowen-Saunders and local Townsville community in the creation process

@_WHY Immersive contemporary dance theatre 

Directed and collaborated with Surge Dance Collective to present sold out show at Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance 2018 after performing its earlier developments in The Angry Mime, Henny Jurriens Festival (Amsterdam) and The IndepenDANCE Project in 2017.  

Dance as a Meditation Community engagement and integrated practice research

Completed Ausdance NSW DAIR Residency in Alstonville Dance Studios with dance/yoga practitioner Brianna Law and the diverse local community.

First Light Dance film 

Motion Capture film festival 2017

Dart Short Film Festival 2018 - awarded Judges Choice Award 

Passing Through Dusk Dance Film 

Bande á Part Berlin Screening 2020 

Submerged Dance film and live performance 

Collaboration with dancer Felix Palmerson and production manager Damian Tatum 

Fresh Blood Festival 2015

Metro Arts 2High Festival 2016

Bulimba Opera Choreography for inclusive performance company

Collaboration with Blue Roo Theatre, Opera Queensland and QUT

Judith Wright's Centre of Contemporary Art 2015

Strength in Numbers contemporary dance   

MacGregor State High Artist-in-Residence for JAC program students 2018


2014 - 2016

Queensland University of Technology- Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance Performance (with Distinction)

2017 - 2018

350hr (10 month) Yoga teacher training through Core Yoga under the International Yoga Teachers Association


Four month professional development project supported by Arts Queensland’s Individuals Fund 2017 

Ausdance QLD Travel and Training Scholarship - Hofesh Schecter STRUT intensive 2019

Scholarship Recipient ATOM Choreographic Series#3, Sofia Bulgaria 2019 

Selected delegate of U30 Arts Front 2018 supported by Australia Council

Represents QUT alumni as an outstanding graduate in online testimonials and print publications 

after consistently placing on the Dean's List for academic performance and representing her cohort in her graduate year. 

Additional Skills/Experience

Acrobatics | Latin Dance | Roving Theatre

Highlights include:

Carnivale Festival Movieworld and  Seaworld 

Woodford Folk Festival

Star Casino Events 

Eat Street Brisbane

Roma St Parklands Enchanted Garden Festival

Photographic Modelling

Publications include:

Vogue Italia, Queensland Brides, Bella Magazine, Bessette Collections, When Freddie Met Lilly, Little Pack of Five



Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

©2017 by Nadia Milford