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Prue Lang

Prue Lang

After graduating from VCA, Prue joined Meryl Tankard’s Australian Dance Theatre. In 1996 she moved to France to work with Choreographic National Centre in Angers (Bouvier/Obadia), Compagnie Cre-Ange in Paris, as well as creating her own independent projects. In 1999 she began an important collaboration with William Forsythe as a leading soloist and choreographer of the Frankfurt Ballett and The Forsythe Company. She created five original works for the company, which also toured independently.

From 2005 she worked as an independent choreographer based in Paris. She presented her work in international festivals, theatres and museums around the world including Theatre National de Chaillot Paris, Mousonturm Frankfurt, Tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf, Tanzplatform Deutschland, HAU Berlin, STUK Belguim, Festival Mettre-en-scene Rennes, Festival temps d’images Paris, Rencontres choregraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis, Mains d’oeuvres, Festival faits d’hiver Paris and TATE Modern London.

She has been voted Most Innovative Production, Most Outstanding Choreographer and Most Outstanding Dancer by Europe’s Balletanz’s Annual Critics’ Survey, awarded in Hybrid Art by the Prix Ars Electronica, and won Green Room awards for her Design, Original Choreography and Best Ensemble in Australia.

In 2014 she moved back to Melbourne to continue her work in Australia.

Stellar Project www.pruelang.com