Portrait of Natalie Abbott

Natalie Abbott

Natalie Abbott is a Victorian based artist. She graduated form dance at the VCA in 2007 as the recipient of the Orloff Family Trust Scholarship for most outstanding talent, and has since channeled her energies into creating visceral dance work; performing nationally and internationally with in Asia, Europe and America; and working with various independent choreographers and visual artists in Melbourne, the UK and NY.

Her works include Ultimate Pressure (video and sensory immersion) at Next Wave Festival (2010), Circles For Squares, Lucy Guerin’s Pieces for Small Spaces (2011), LEVITY – a video work at Blindside Gallery (2012), PHYSICAL FRACTALS at Next Wave Festival 2012, Dance Massive, Melbourne and PACT presents, Sydney (2013); SWEAT, live art for Tiny Stadiums Festival (2013) and MAXIMUM (2014).

Natalie’s new work MAXIMUM has been developed through residencies at PACT in Sydney, Arts House (Culture Lab) in Melbourne and Lucy Guerin INC. The work will premiere May 2014 at Arts House for Next Wave Festival, tour to Avingon festival in France, and to Sydney. Natalie is an avid performer and choreographer constantly seeking to extend her craft through practice and experience.