Gareth Belling is a choreographer, teacher and workshop facilitator.
Gareth danced with Queensland Ballet from 2002 to 2012, and continues to perform as a freelance artist, most recently with Collusion in his ballets DESIRELINES in Guangzhou, and Turbine at Shanghai Dance Festival. He is Resident Choreographer of Collusion Music and Dance Ensemble, having collaborated with this exciting group of chamber musicians on three evening-length works, and many shorter ballets since 2005. He has also created works for Queensland Ballet, Expressions Dance Company, Ochre Contemporary Dance Company, Queensland University of Technology and WAAPA, and restaged his ballets on Queensland Ballet Academy. Along with Collusion, he was shortlisted for a 2016 Australian Dance Award for their chamber ballet DESIRELINES. Gareth has received fellowships and grants from the Australia Council, Arts Queensland, Australia-China Council, was mentored by Nils Christe (JUMP Mentorship) and selected for the Swiss International Coaching Project for Choreographers (SiWiC).
He holds a Master of Fine Arts (Dance) from Queensland University of Technology, and has research published by University of Florida Press. For the past eight years, Gareth has taught ballet and contemporary dance at vocational studios and tertiary institutions, and is excited to work with our dancers following his recent move from Queensland.