BELLA WILSON

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Bella is a contemporary dance graduate of both the New Zealand School of Dance (2013) and Unitec (2016). She has worked with Malia Johnston, Claire O’Neil, Michael Parmenter, Okareka Dance Company, Antony Hamilton, Lina Limosani, Richard Cilli, Alexa Wilson, Natalie Clark, and Zahra Killeen-Chance. She co-founded Dance Plant Collective in 2016, and has since worked as both a dancer and choreographer on every major project with the collective. She is fascinated with exploring highly detailed and complex choreographic structures within her own works, and is passionate about creating positive and supportive dance environments. In 2021, Bella will continue to develop her full-length work STRUCTURE with DPC, as well as performing in a range of professional projects. She has a diverse teaching practice, and regularly teaches contemporary, ballet, lyrical, conditioning, improvisation and choreographic practice within dance studios, pre-professional training programmes, high schools, professional companies and tertiary dance institutions including The New Zealand Dance Company, Unitec Dance and The University of Auckland’s Dance Studies. She is also a qualified barre instructor with Barrefigure.