Eliza Cooper

Eliza Cooper headshot with arms up

Eliza graduated from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts (2015) and received a Certificate IV in Dance Performance at Sydney Dance Company (PPY2016). She continued her study of dance with Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (MASA 2017). 

In 2018, Eliza choreographed her solo works Solitudinem (PACT) and Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils (Town Hall Sydney). Her ensemble work DETKA (NIDA) won 3rd prize in the 3C Awards and LAZER BEAMS (Riverside Theatres) won the Outstanding Ensemble Performance Award in FORM Dance Projects’ Sharp Short Dance. 

She performed in Justene Williams’ The Curtain Breathed Deeply (Penrith Regional Gallery) and Nick Cave’s HEARD Sydney (Carriageworks). She performed in Opera Australia’s 2019 seasons of Graeme Murphy’s Turandot (Sydney Opera House & Melbourne Arts Centre – Dance Captain).

Her work Old Life/ Dead Life (Sydney Experimental Arts Ensemble) premiered in the FreshWorks Program (Old 505 Theatre) and was re-commissioned by Australian Centre for Astrobiology (Io Myers Theatre). The work was developed through the Ausdance DAIR and March Dance residency programs. She is developing her next work Bat Lake through the FloorPlan (Campbelltown Arts Centre), Ausdance DAIR and March Dance residency programs.

Eliza is performing in Catapult Dance Company’s Mixed Bill 2020 (Civic Theatre Newcastle & Monkey Baa Theatre).

Photo Credit: Trang Nguyen, Michelle Valderrama and  Martyn Thompson

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