Tanya Rodin ((Brown) just got married, yay!) began dancing as a pigeon-toed, farm girl, at the local ballet school in regional NSW. Tanya graduated from the Western Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a First Class Honours, Bachelor of Arts (Dance) in 2016. During her training at WAAPA Tanya performed works by Sue Peacock, Sue Healey, Michael Whaites, Oded Ronen, Kynan Hughes, Isabella Stone, Scott Ewen, ilDance; Israel Aloni and Lee Brummer, Michael Getman and Raewyn Hill.
Since graduating from WAAPA, Tanya has performed as a part of Co3 Australia in ‘THE ZONE’ (2017), ‘WA Dance Makers Project’ (2018). In addition to this Tanya has been working with Perth independents Bernadette Lewis, ‘Honeymoon Suite’ (Fringe Festival 2018), (KickstART Festival, ‘Hidden Movements’ Program 2018), and with Daisy Sanders, ‘A Resting Mess’ (2017).
In 2018, she was awarded the NSW Regional Scholarship, focusing on developing her solo practice; including a mentorship in Israel by Lee Brummer and will conclude in 2019 with a community engagement project in Greenethorpe, her home town. She also had the opportunity to perform her solo in the NSW Artstate Festival, and recently performed in NSW with Lingua Franca Ensemble, ‘MIGHTY’ (2019).