Viola Iida

Amber Nofal

Viola is currently a Sydney-based independent artist and has most recently worked as an Associate Artist and Teaching Artist for Sydney Dance Company. As an Associate Artist, she performed “Crazy Times” 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.

Viola has also recently worked on independent projects with a number of choreographers around Australia, including Lewis Major (Mount Gambier Fringe Festival 2018) and Amrita Hepi (Underbelly Arts Festival 2017), and has performed in Tasdance Company's “Brew” season in 2017. Viola will make a second appearance in Amrita Hepi’s work as part of the Casula Powerhouse WOW Festival in July 2018.

In 2016, Viola performed in Ohad Naharin’s “Deca Dance” as part of Strut Dance and Perth’s MoveMe Festival. She was also a performer in Butoh Master Kan Katsura’s remount of “Curious Fish”, and was performed as a solo artist in the Verbrugghen Ensemble (Sydney Symphony Orchestra) work “The Soldier’s Tale”.

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 will perform in Maxine Doyle’s (Punchdrunk) “Sunset” as part of Strut Dance’s production in the 2019 Perth International Arts Festival. In the second half of 2018, she will also work with a number of renowned independent choreographers based in Sydney such as Kristina Chan and Cass Mortimer Eipper.

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