Chunky Move is located on the unceded lands of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We respectfully acknowledge the significant contributions of Australia’s First Peoples, and are committed to supporting the continuity of culture and relationship to this land.
Talitha grew up in a small town in the southern forest region of Western Australia and began dance training at age 4. During her youth she trained in RAD Ballet and contemporary dance. At 17 she was accepted to The Western Australian Academy of Performing arts, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts (Dance).
In 2010, Talitha made her professional debut with Lucy Guerin Inc. and has since performed and collaborated Australian dance companies and independent artists including Chunky Move, The Farm, Co3 Australia, Gavin Webber, Annette Carmichael Projects, Antony Hamilton projects, Brooke Leader, Symantha Parr and Neza Jamnikar. Alongside her performance career, Talitha’s choreographic work has been presented at Situ8 by STRUT Dance, MoveMe Festival Perth, The Hong Kong International Choreographic Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Short Cuts by Strut Dance, Short and Sweet Festival Melbourne and Perth Fringe.
Talitha has always been passionate about sharing her love of dance with the community. In 2013 Talitha was appointed dance teacher in residence at Attakkalarri Centre for Movement Arts in Bangalore, India. She currently teaches classical ballet, contemporary dance and contact improvisation for The University of Melbourne, The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and Transit Dance, Melbourne and is actively engaged in delivering dance programs for young people and community with Co3 Youth Dance Company and STRUT Dance. She created a specialised program for teaching dance in regional communities during a teaching residency with The Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council 2018/19.