Angela Conquet

Angela Conquet is a Melbourne-based independent dance curator, consultant and editor, working across and within a multiplicity of disciplines, contexts and territories, locally and globally. Her 20-year career spans two continents, Europe and Australia and brings artistic and executive expertise in performing arts, festivals, arts leadership, publishing, arts policy and advocacy. She is the former Artistic Director/CEO of Dancehouse Melbourne (2011-2020). Prior to relocating to Australia in 2011, she led the dance AIR programs of Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris’ largest independent arts centre. She is currently the Managing Editor of Dancehouse Diary and the Guest Curator of 2021 Dance in Vancouver Festival. She is a member of AND+/Asian Network for Dance, of the Green Room Awards Dance Panel and a recent fellow of the Saison Foundation Japan. She is currently undertaking a PHD in dance-specific curatorial practices at the University of Melbourne.