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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), CODA Festival (Norway) and Modafe (South Korea).
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 with Vienna based Tanz Company Gervasi since 2012. Notable works include The White Horn (2014) performed as part of the ImpulsTanz Specials and What Kind of Animal is?(2015), which was re-performed in Poland, Mexico and Austria (2016). In 2017 she developed and toured a solo performance called Enklave in collaboration with Elio Gervasi.
Hannah has also performed a dance theatre piece with the Tanz.coop collective You’re sexy, you’re cute – take off your riot suit (2015), choreographed by Gisela Elisa Heredia, and danced as a hair model for the Klipp Hair Trends with Cie. Tauschfühlung, choreographed and directed by Bianca Braunesberger. She danced in FLICKER (2016) - a short film directed by Siegmund Skalar and most recently danced for Ich und die Anderen (2020) - a TV series directed by David Schalko.
In 2019 Hannah worked with Leonie Wahl and das.bernhard ensemble to create and perform a dance theatre piece called This is What Happened in the Telephone Booth.
Since 2017 Hannah has been working and performing with the Chris Haring/Liquid Loft Collective in the Foreign Tongues series, Models of Reality (2018), Stand-Alones (Polyphony) (2019) and Blue Moon you saw (2020) - a Liquid Loft 15 year anniversary performance in the Odeon as part of the ImpulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival Specials. Most recently she performed in the premiere of Stranger than Paradise (2021), which was screened online through Tanzquartier Wien.
Hannah also enjoys regularly teaching ballet and contemporary classes at the Weiterbildungs Institut Tanzlehrgang course in Vienna.
© Hannah Timbrell | © header photo by Frauke Neumann