Freya List

Freya List is one of Australia’s most unique and versatile story tellers currently working across theatre, film, tv, company works and music. As well as being a prominent choreographer, movement director and educator, she is passionate about fostering community, and has created valuable platforms for dancers to interact and inspire both at home in Melbourne/Naarm and across the world

Freya was recently nominated for the Betty Pounder Award for Excellence in Choreography by the Green Room Awards for her work on Bright Star (Pursued by Bear).

Freya’s other recent choreographic credits for stage include the Australia wide tour of Chess (StoreyBoard Entertainment) starring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, The Children (Melbourne Theatre Company & Sydney Theatre Company), RENT (James Terry Collective), A View From the Bridge (Melbourne Theatre Company), Sweet Charity (VCA), Melbourne Spring Fashion Week Live Shows, The Mystery of Edwin Drood (VCA) and Kabaret Dietrich (Fringe Festival), as well as the premier of her own show Half Full (Collaboration The Project). Freya’s screen credits include; Utopia (ABC), The Doctor Blake Mysteries (ABC/ Seven Network), Good Morning America, The Pacific (Dreamworks), the feature film Up Here, and various Television Commercials. Freya was also the associate director, alongside Paul Malek for the contemporary company Project Y.

In collaboration with CERES Global, Freya has created Dancing Through India, an international outreach program where communities unite and communicate through the arts. She is also the creator and producer of popular event Playing Field Series, that highlights local music artists and dancers. Freya is passionate about local music, and works in collaboration as a movement coach, music video creative and live tour choreographer with artists such as Hopium, Sex on Toast, Thelma Plum, Dustin Tebbut, Women of Soul Collective, Hayden Calnin, Woodes, Eden Swan, Francesca Gonzales, Chealsea Wilson and Braille Face.

As an educator, Freya facilitates workshops and movement programs both nationally and abroad. She is widely respected at many esteemed tertiary institutions throughout Melbourne/ Naarm, including Victorian College of the Arts and ShowFit where she is the dance coordinator. Freya loves to be in a studio and rehearsal space collaborating with other artists and finding new ways of telling stories through movement.

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