Jenni Large

Jenni Large is a contemporary dance artist collaborating, performing, choreographing, teaching and rehearsal directing across the unceded stolen lands of so-called Australia, based in lutruwita/Tasmania. Across her practice, Jenni locates the body as a site for transformation, play and connection driven by the joy and political potency of embodiment.

A 2010 WAAPA graduate, Jenni has worked extensively across independent and company environments touring and performing regionally, remotely, nationally and internationally.

Notably, Jenni was a formative ensemble member and rehearsal director with Kyle Page & Amber Haines at Dancenorth from 2015-2020 where she performed a plethora of works by renowned choreographers and toured throughout Australia, America, Mexico, Canada, Japan and Europe. Including the multi-award wining work ‘Attractor’ by Lucy Guerin and Gideon Obarzanek, ‘Dust’, ’Rainbow Vomit’, ‘Communal Table’ and ‘Spectra’ by Amber Haines and Kyle Page, ‘One Infinity’ by Gideon Obarzanek and Amber Haines. As well as works by Ross McCormack, Stephanie Lake, Lee Searle, Alisdair Macindoe and Jo Lloyd.

Independently, Jenni has worked with Legs On The Wall, Tasdance, Aimee Smith, Sue Peacock, Isabella Stone, Leigh Warren & Dances, Rhiannon Newton, Ashleigh Musk/GUTS Dance and was a founding member of The Dance Makers Collective.

Recently Jenni was rehearsal director at ADC and is currently a creative associate at Tasdance. Jenni continues to develop her independent choreographic practice, her recently premiered works include ‘All Expenses Paid’ for STOMPIN at Mona Foma and ‘Trio for Harp, Harpist & Dancer’ for Tasdance at Ten Days On the Island and ‘Faux Mo House Party’ for Mona Foma.

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