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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance Performance) with Distinction – (QUT)
Bachelor of Arts (Dance) Honours – (WAAPA/LINK Dance Company)
Hannah Timbrell is an independent dancer from Adelaide, Australia and currently based in Vienna, Austria. She has performed nationally and internationally including at the Guangdong Modern Dance Festival (China), ACT Festival (Spain), Adelaide Fringe Festival (Australia), 17th European Contemporary Dance Festival (Cyprus), International Bühnenwerkstatt Tanztheaterfestival (Austria), ImpulsTanz Festival (Austria), Laboratory of movement ESK 2016: Let the Artists (not)die.EXCHANGE (Poland), Lange Nacht des Tanzes (Austria), Festival International de Danza Contemporánea de la Cuidad de México (Mexico), Tanz ist (Austria), Travellings Festival (France), Donaufestival (Austria), ProArt Festival (Czech Republic), and CODA Festival (Norway).
Hannah was involved in Collision Course – a slow motion video shoot choreographed by Garry Stewart (2010), and has performed independent works by Aidan Munn and Adrianne Semmens for Ausdance S.A’s Choreolab season (2011), and Fiona Gardner’s promenade dance theatre work Cultural Isolation (2013).
With the support of Ausdance S.A’s Outlet Dance Award (2011), Arts S.A. (2012), Burnside Rotary (2013), and the Ian Potter Cultural Foundation (2015), Hannah has attended workshops and festivals including Juli Dans Festival (Amsterdam), ImpulsTanz (Vienna), classes at The Place (London) and Tanzquartier (Vienna), and a secondment with Danish Dance Theatre (Copenhagen).
Hannah has performed several seasons with Tanz Company Gervasi – Tracce-In (2012), Solo With Guests – Part II (2013, which also toured to Cyprus in 2014) and Drifting Through – FarbFlussKörper (2014). In 2014 Hannah was also involved in an exchange between Tanz Company Gervasi and Compagnia Zappala Danza. She showed Inside and Outside in Sicily and upon returning to Vienna performed The White Horn (2014) as part of the ImpulsTanz Specials.
In 2015 Hannah performed a new dance theatre piece with the Tanz.coop collective You’re sexy, you’re cute – take off your riot suit, choreographed by Gisela Elisa Heredia. She also performed What Kind of Animal is? (2015), with Tanz Company Gervasi at Tanz Quartier Wien and this piece was re-performed in Poland, Mexico and Austria in 2016.
2016 brought a range of other opportunities for Hannah including performing as a dancer and hair model for the Klipp Hair Trends with Cie. Tauschfühlung, choreographed and directed by Bianca Braunesberger, and dancing in FLICKER - a short film directed by Siegmund Skalar. Hannah worked on a new piece with Tanz Company Gervasi – conseQUENCE (2016), which was performed as a work in progress as a group piece, a solo and a duo. The complete piece premiered in the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
So far in 2017, Hannah has been working on the solo performance - Enklave - in collaboration with Elio Gervasi, and a new group piece with Tanz Company Gervasi. Most recently Hannah has begun rehearsing with the Liquid Loft collective on Foreign Tongues II, which they will continue researching during September in Marseille.
Hannah also enjoys teaching ballet and contemporary classes at the Weiterausbildung Tanzlehrgang course in Vienna.
© Hannah Timbrell | © header photo by Frauke Neumann