Ella-Rose Trew is a founding dancer of Co3. Graduating from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) in 2009, she was awarded the Hawaiian Award for Most Outstanding Graduate. In 2010 Ella-Rose was a member of LINK Dance Company under Artistic Director Michael Whaites.

As an independent artist Ella-Rose has developed and performed works by Laura Boynes, Shona Erskine, Emma Fishwick, Storm Helmore, Yilin Kong, Jenni Large, Paea Leach, Rhiannon Newton, Jo Pollitt, Sue Peacock, Cadi McCarthy, Tyrone Robinson, Aimee Smith and Isabella Stone.

In 2012/2013 Ella-Rose was a member of Buzz Dance Theatre, performing in works by Cadi McCarthy and Laura Boynes and delivering community, youth and education programs throughout metropolitan, regional and remote Western Australia.

In 2013, alongside collaborator Isabella Stone, Ella-Rose undertook an IETM facilitated exchange with the JoJo Dance Centre in Oulu, Finland and in 2015 was the recipient of the Western Australian Department of Culture and the Arts, Young People and the Arts Fellowship. Ella-Rose regularly teaches for LINK Dance Company, STRUT Dance and WAAPA.

Ella-Rose has performed in Co3’s seasons of re:Loaded (2015 & 2016) and Paper, Scissors, Rocket! (UnKempt Dance, 2016 & 2017).

In 2017 Ella-Rose will take up the role of Co3’s Associate Artist. Ella-Rose will also perform in Raewyn Hill’s THE ZONE, later this year.

“Mitch Harvey and Ella-Rose Trew impress with their powerful responses throughout” – Nerida Dickinson, ArtsHub Australia


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