Ellen Davies is an independent contemporary dancer, performer, and artist. Ellen graduated with a Bachelor of Dance from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2013, and has since performed with choreographers including Angela Goh, Shelley Lasica, Atlanta Eke, Phillip Adams BalletLab, Brooke Stamp, Rebecca Hilton, Rebecca Jensen, Shian Law and Chloe Chignell. Ellen has presented her own works in Next Wave Festival (Future City Inflatable with Alice Heyward, 2018); Melbourne Fringe Festival (Demystification Baby with Megan Payne, 2017); at Counihan Gallery Brunswick (You are just you for Dance Speaks, 2017); TCB Art Inc (Power Studies with Megan Payne, 2017), and Sister Gallery (Who speaks for a community? curated by Bella Hone-Saunders, 2017).
Ellen’s practice has been supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, Ausdance through a DAIR residency at Frankston Arts Centre, Lucy Guerin Inc, West Space, and the Moonee Valley City Council. In 2018, Ellen is recipient of a danceWEB scholarship to participate in the Impulstanz International Dance Festival, Vienna, under the mentorship of Florentina Holzinger and Meg Stuart. Ellen has written about her art practice for the Countess Report, This Container, and in the Writing on Dance workshop with Claudia La Rocco, Dance Massive 2017.