Chloe Chignell is a dance artist based in Melbourne. In 2015, Chignell received an Ian Potter Travel Grant and Art Start and she recently undertook the DanceWEB scholarship program at ImPulsTanz in Vienna.
As a performer Chignell has performed in Marten Spangberg’s The Planet at ImPulsTanz and Indigo Dance Festival at Performing Arts Forum (PAF) and Aphids’ Forever Now at MONA. Chignell has been collaborating with James Batchelor for a number of years performing in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra and she continues to work with him throughout 2015.
In 2014 she choreographed POST PHASE: The Summit is Blue presented by Dancehouse for Melbourne’s Fringe Festival and by Canberra Theatre Centre. The work was awarded a Space Grant at Dancehouse and a Curated Residency at QL2 dance in 2015. Chignell co-curates Dance Speaks a performance lecture program. She was apart of the Writers workshop for Dance Massive 2015, and was the Choreographic intern at Dancehouse throughout 2014-15 supported by the Professional Pathways Scholarship.
In 2015 she will perform in Atlanta Eke’s Miss Universal as part of Chunky Move’s Next Move commission.