Viola Iida

Amber Nofal

Viola is currently a Sydney-based independent artist. She is a 2015 graduate of Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional Year and trained at Ev & Bow Full Time Dance Training Centre in 2014. 


During her Pre-Professional Year at Sydney Dance Company, Viola was awarded the opportunity to understudy company members of Sydney Dance Company for their New Breed season, and worked as part of the remount process of Gideon Obarzanek’s “L’Chaim”. She also featured a role in Iratxe Ansa’s “Lost Body”, Lisa Griffith’s “First Form” and Sara Black’s “Taction” which were performed at Carriageworks. She was also able to work with many phenomenal choreographers such as Rafael Bonachela, Daniel Riley, Dean Walsh and Thomas Bradley.



Viola has most recently worked with Maxine Doyle (PUNCHDRUNK) and STRUT Dance on a site specific, immersive production as part of Perth Festival 2019. She has also worked as an Associate Artist and Teaching Artist for Sydney Dance Company. As an Associate Artist, she performed “Crazy Times” - a co-production with CO3 (Perth) - choreographed by Antony Hamilton in the Sydney Opera House, and toured the work to Western Sydney. As a Teaching Artist, she continues to tour SDC repertoire and deliver workshops to primary and secondary school students throughout regional Australia.


Independently, Viola’s artistic practice spans across contemporary dance, film, performance art and dance theatre. She has worked with a number of independent choreographers around Australia including Kristina Chan, Cass Mortimer Eipper, Lewis Major (Mount Gambier Fringe Festival 2018) and Amrita Hepi (Underbelly Arts Festival 2017 and Way Out West Festival 2018). She has performed in Tasdance Company's “Brew” season in 2017 and as a solo dance artist for “The Soldier’s Tale” by Sydney Symphony Orchestra.Viola was also part of the first Australian cast to perform Batsheva Dance Company’s Decadance through STRUT Dance at the Move Me Festival 2016. 

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