Claire

Claire Marshall is a Brisbane based choreographer. Claire commenced dance at a young age and with specific interest in choreography, followed this into tertiary dance studies at QUT studying a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) at QUT. Since then, her work has covered a broad spectrum, ranging from contemporary dance, to work for more commercial dance ventures. Claire has built a dynamic career choreographing sell-out productions, international music tours and national and international film clips.

Claire has produced and choreographed the following independent contemporary dance works:

2012/2013
Vault A Dance on Screen development at the Old Queensland Museum

2012
Pulse A Dance on Screen Creation at the Brisbane Powerhouse
Bloodlust as part of Expressions Dance Company Launch Pad 2012, EDC Studio

2011
Video Set 
Interactive Theatrical Experience, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts
Slowdive Attic Cairns Festival Choreographer in Residence
Cavill Ave Redevelopment of Slowdive at the Space, The Arts Centre Gold Coast

2010
Slowdive The Visy Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse
The Pitch Cremorne Theatre QPAC work in development, Ausdance Bell Tower III residency
Hey Scenester The Visy Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse

2009
Hey Scenester development 30 min showing at the Judith Wright Centre shop-front space – part of the Brisbane Front Residency through Ausdance Qld
When Will I be Famous: as resident choreographer for Youth Company Urban Ignition at the Visy Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse

2008
Obliviot Choreographer for Urban Ignition Youth Dance Co at The Brisbane Powerhouse

2006
New Sensation: development showing for club/pub circuit in Fortitude Valley
Mod Cons at the Judith Wright Centre (produced by the Judith Wright Centre)
Zombots – a work for QUT’s performance students Gardens Theatre – QUT
Sweat Shop The Brisbane Fringe Festival, Metro Arts Brisbane.

2005
The Factory
: Adventures in Brisbane Music Subcultures, at 610 Arts Space, Fortitude Valley
Pop Trash at the Judith Wright Centre, supported by Arts Queensland

2002
<<Rewind (New Romantic Scene) the Judith Wright Centre

2000
Fuse: Cement Box Theatre, University of Queensland
Music Videos

Skipping Girl Vinegar “You Can”

Darren Hayes “Black Out the Sun”

Darren Hayes “Me Myself & I”

Darren Hayes “Crush

Darren Hayes “Time Machine Tour 2007”

Megan Washington “Dell TVC”

Megan Washington “Sunday Best”

Megan Washington “Rich Kids”

Little Birdy “Bodies”

Little Birdy “Summarise”

Powderfinger “Lost and Running”

Kate Miller Heidke “Words”

Kate Miller Heidke “Make it Last”

The Sleepy Jackson “I Understand What You Want”

The Sleepy Jackson “God Lead Your Soul”

John Butler Trio “Funky Tonight”

The Living End “What’s on your Radio”

The Living End “Wake Up”

George Michael “25 Tour” (choreography of projection footage)

Savage Garden, “Affirmation Tour 2000”

Tycho Brahe “Don’t Feel That Way”

Daughter Boy Jayo 2005 clip

Specificus “Do You Believe”
TV Commercials
E-Toll, Dell, and Santal and ABC Pilot Forlorn Gaze.

POP SHOW CHOREOGRAPHY
Claire has created choreography for international tours by George Michael, Savage Garden, Darren Hayes.
She has even served as a zombie movement specialist for the film Daybreakers By The Spierig Brothers

TEACHING & WORKSHOPS
Claire has taught numerous classes and workshops in Brisbane including workshops and/ or classes for QUT dance performance and education students, for Expressions Dance Company’s school holiday intensives, as well as numerous other guest workshops and classes over the past 10 years.

In all aspects of her work, Claire brings a sense of the unexpected in her humour and visual expression to make a statement and redefine dance as a form of art and entertainment.