Portrait of Angela Conquet

Angela Conquet

Angela Conquet is artistic director of Dancehouse. Before moving to Australia in 2011, she worked for 11 years in Paris where she commissioned, presented and mentored over 100 dance artists. She initiated several international residency exchange and mobility programs for independent artists.

She is acknowledged for recognising and supporting dance artists who take creative risks, and for her bold and creative approach to linking artists with new performance contexts. She is the founder of the Dancehouse Diary, a quarterly publication linking the moving body to wider societal issues.