Dancing and food. What could go wrong?

See QL2’s latest show: “EAT!”.  A new 1-hour contemporary dance work, developed in collaboration with the QL2  junior ensemble (ages 8–16).

Plus some older, more experienced dancers. Created by choreographers  Jack Ziesing (Expressions Dance Company, DanceNorth);  Caitlin Comerford (Artistic Director of Stompin) and Jamie Winbank (Creative Director, Ausdance ACT Youth Dance Festival) under
QL2 Artistic Director Ruth Osborne.

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3 performances only14 & 15 October 2016
7pm Friday, 3pm & 6pm Saturday
Theatre 3   3 Repertory Lane, Acton ACT
$20 full | $15 conc | $12 under 15
(Fees apply for online & phone bookings)
Tickets: Phone and online ticket sales are closed. Tickets at the door from 30 minutes before each show until sold out. Don’t be late!

“EAT!” is suitable for all ages, although parents of very young children should note that it will include loud sounds and music, and times where audience quiet is required.

Please note that no video or photography is allowed during the performances.

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The Choreographers:

Jack-Ziesing-Expressions-Dance-CompanyJack Ziesing

Jack Ziesing is an independent dance artist, now based in Townsville, QLD. Since graduating from WAAPA, he has danced for Expressions Dance Company and DanceNorth. He has been nominated for an Australian Dance Award for Best Male Dancer in 2013 and 2016 for his work with Expressions Dance Company.

ContentImage-6369-95435-imgcaitlinmackenziethumb480pxCaitlin Comerford

Caitlin is a Brisbane based dance practitioner, working in performance, installation and choreography. She is a co-founder of MakeShift Dance Collective. She was commissioned to choreograph for QL2 Dance in their Chaos project (Canberra, 2011 & 2012) and QUT for theOut of the Box Festival(2012)and has taught for ACPA, QUT, Brisbane Dance Artists Hub and EDC (Expressions Dance Company). In 2016 she was appointed Artistic Director of Stompin, a youth dance organisation based in Launceston, Tasmania.

jamie 2Jamie Winbank

Jamie Winbank is a Canberra based dance artist, choreographer and project manager. Along with Artistic Director, Ruth Osborne, Jamie presented a “Boys in Dance Workshop” during the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival in Glasgow, 2014. Jamie has choreographed for previous Chaos projects, “For The Win” and “All The Things”. Jamie is the Creative Director/Choreographic Mentor for Ausdance ACT’s Youth Dance Festival.

Ruth Osborne

Artistic Director Ruth Osborne is nationally respected as a leader in youth dance, and for her teaching and choreographic work. She founded and ran the Contemporary Dance Centre in WA for 23 years, taught at the Western Australian Academy of the Performing Arts since it inception, was Artistic Director of Perth-based STEPS, and has served on boards including the West Australian Ballet. She has choreographed nationally and internationally for stage, film, television and major events, and was artistic director of many collaborative choreographic projects for young people. She was Artistic Director of the 2012 and 2013 Australian Dance Awards. She has won numerous awards for her leadership and choreography, including the Australian Dance Awards 2011 Award for Services to Dance — “for her superlative teaching and wide-ranging services to dance for over four decades; for an outstanding contribution to dance education and to the development of youth dance practice in Australia.”, and a 2015 Canberra Critics Circle award for Walking and Falling.


3 performances only
14 & 15 October 2016
7pm Friday, 3pm & 6pm Saturday
Theatre 3   3 Repertory Lane, Acton ACT
$20 full | $15 conc | $12 under 15
(Fees apply for online & phone bookings)
Tickets: Phone and online ticket sales are closed. Tickets at the door from 30 minutes before each show until sold out. Don’t be late!

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About Gary

Gary is General Manager at QL2 Dance, previously General Manager at the Australian Choreographic Centre which developed the approach to youth dance programs which forms the core of QL2's work. He is a recovering computer programmer and live sound engineer. He discovered social dance through contemporary dance.