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Gareth Belling

Resident Choreographer, Producer

Gareth Belling is Resident Choreographer of Collusion, having collaborated with this exciting group of chamber musicians on three evening-length works, and many shorter ballets since 2005. He has also created works for Queensland Ballet, Expressions Dance Company, Ochre Contemporary Dance Company, Queensland University of Technology and WAAPA. Along with Collusion, he was shortlisted for a 2016 Australian Dance Award for their chamber ballet DESIRELINES.


"A delightful retrospective look at the works of the prolific Belling."

Gareth has received fellowships and grants from the Australia Council, Arts Queensland, Australia-China Council, was mentored by Nils Christe (JUMP Mentorship) and selected for the Swiss International Coaching Project for Choreographers (SiWiC).

Gareth was Producer on his three evening length chamber ballets, Transient Beauty, DESIRELINES and Turbine, as well as two seasons of Collusion’s Muscle Memory series, restaging seven of his shorter ballets at the Judith Wright Centre (2106) and Brisbane Powerhouse (2017).

He holds a Master of Fine Arts (Dance) from Queensland University of Technology, and has research published by University of Florida Press.

Gareth danced with Queensland Ballet from 2002 to 2012, and continues to perform as a freelance artist, most recently with Odyssey Dance Theatre, Singapore, Collusion’s DESIRELINES in Guangzhou, and Turbine at Shanghai Dance Festival.

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