Adjunct Associate Professor, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

Shaaron Boughen has worked as a performer and teacher in the UK and Australia and has an extensive practice as a choreographer (over 30 works) and curator.

Shaaron taught contemporary dance techniques for many years and is still involved in choreographing and teaching choreography, alignment for dancers, and collaborative forms of practice across all the disciplines in the Creative Industries Faculty. Shaaron also has an extensive design background from theatre works to product launches to pyrotechnics and has designed costumes for works by many leading Australian choreographers.

Shaaron is currently investigating the live body in digital spaces, interdisciplinary practices and reversioning processes across multiple performance platforms. She has collaborated with architects, musicians, fashion designers and digital media forms.

Shaaron is the Queensland Dance reviewer for The Australian and has published in ‘Realtime, Innovation In Australian Arts Media And Design’ and ‘Currency Companion To Music And Dance In Australia’. She has facilitated many post-performance discussions with leading international and national choreographers and is on the Australian Dance Awards Panel which was created in 1997 to acknowledge and honour excellence in the professional dance sector in Australia.

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    Adjunct Associate Professor, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology