Hsin-Ju Ely (aka Raw)

Hsin-Ju Ely (aka Raw)

Teaching Artist

Born in Taiwan, QUT graduated. Raw joined Dancenorth from 2006-2009 under the direction of
Gavin Webber and has worked with guest choreographers such as Antony Hamilton, Ross McCormack and
Sarah Jayne Howard. Then working as an independent artist, she worked on projects including
Stalker Theatre Company's large-scale production Shanghai Lady Killer, Gavin Webber's Rock Show in collaboration with Australian rock band Regurgitator, Lisa Wilson Projects' Lake and Bunker (2022),
The Farm's The Last Blast and The Ninth Wave and Seeing Place Productions Time Capsule, Victoria Chiu's
Do You Speak Chinese for Shanghai Festival and Branch Nebula's Snake Sessions.
Hsin-Ju is a current senior member of Phluxus2 Dance Collective led by Nerida Matthaei and has been performed/toured Angel-Monster at Edinburgh Fringe in 2022 and 2023; as featured performed in The Woman Remembers in collaboration with Belloo Creative. In 2021, Raw has extended her art interests into stage play/acting/opera. She performed in Trent Dalton's bestselling novel Boy Swallows Universe adapted for stage by Tim McGarry and Shock Therapy Arts' Locked In, The Poison of Polygamy (2023) by La Boite Theatre and The Ring Cycle (2023) by Opera Australia.

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