Adelaide dancer Bec began her training at Avant
Ballet studio. As a teenager, she performed with The Australian
Youth Ballet Company, and created a short work in year 12 at Golden
Grove High SACE dance program.
Bec's fulltime training began in 2007 at Adelaide
College of the Arts, where she had the opportunity of working with
a range of industry professionals including Jo Stone, Larissa McGowan,
Aidan Kane Munn and Leigh Warren. Prior to finishing her course,
Bec was asked to join Leigh Warren & Dancers for their Netherlands
tour of Impulse - for the Holland Dance Festival.
2009 was an exciting year for Bec, she was successful
in gaining funding from The Helpmann Academy for the College's Graduating
Showcase and was named the recipient of the Helpmann Academy's South
Australian Rising Star award presented by The Minter Ellison Law
Firm in Adelaide.
Bec graduated with a Bachelor of Dance Performance
in 2009 and has since performed with LWD in over 6 festivals including
Adelaide Festival, Womadelaide, Oz Asia Festival and Brisbane Festival.
In 2011, Bec was nominated for the Channel Nine
Young Achiever Awards for Arts in South Australia. In between projects
with LWD, Bec has performed with Opera Australia, choreographed
collaboratively and independently for Ausdance's Choreolab. She
choreographs regularly for SACE year 12 Dance at Golden Grove High.
With a passion for working in youth contemporary
dance, Bec enjoys teaching students at high school level, extending
through to lecturing at a tertiary level at Adelaide College of
the Arts. Bec teaches adult public classes for Leigh Warren &
Dancers along with other local dance schools. Outside of dance Bec
is passionate about travel and music.