Cayleigh Davies is a South Australian dance artist and works as both an independent choreographer and performer. Her most recent successes include: performing her new solo work Reserve at Lewis Major Projects, Rich Mix in Adelaide Fringe 2019 and Australian Dance Theatre’s Rough Draft 2018, performing in Albany, WA in Symantha Parr’s project The Presence of Wool andtouring with The Human Arts Movement (THAM) to Fringe Mount Gambier to perform Creatures and excerpts of in[nate]ture.
In 2017 she directed her first work, in[nate]ture which wasperformed in the Adelaide Fringe and Salt Festival by THAM and won the Fringe Weekly Award for Best Dance and the Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation Award.
Cayleigh was key organiser and performer in Creatures by Alison Currie and The Human Arts Movement, which was originally performed as a public art installation in Adelaide CBD in 2018 and later in the inaugural Adelaide Dance Festival and Panpapanpalya- Joint Dance Congress in response in Aldo Iacobelli’s exhibition: A Conversation with Jheronimus.
Through the ICC Cayleigh was able to use the Tanja Liedtke Studio for the creation of her solo Reserve and for rehearsals for THAM’s tour to Mount Gambier.
Cayleigh along with Rita Bush will be premiering their new co-directed work, Retrieve Your Jeans at Adelaide Fringe 2020.
Five women, a washing line and endless blue jeans. A quirky and soulful dance performance traversing seemingly insignificant moments in time which stick in the conscious, shaping us and the connections we weave through our journey in life. Co-created by a team of dance artists hailing from Adelaide, Perth and regional WA.
13-15 March 2020, 7.30pm, Restless Dance Theatre
Tickets on sale now. Click here to book.
Photo by Mitchell Aldridge.