Talitha is a founding dancer of Co3. Talitha is a graduate of WAAPA and works in the independent dance sector as a performer, teacher and choreographer. Nationally, Talitha has performed in works by Lucy Guerin Inc., Antony Hamilton, Opera Australia, and in WA with LINK Dance Company and Ochre Contemporary Dance Company. In 2013, Talitha was awarded and Ian Potter Travel Scholarship with which she attended ImpulsTanz Festival in Vienna.
Talitha is an ongoing teacher in residence at Attakkalari, Centre for Movement arts in Bangalore, India. Talitha has worked alongside Alice Lee Holland for Ausdance WA’s Future Landings program, and has presented short choreographic works at First Run at Lucy Guerin Inc., Short and Sweet Festival in Melbourne and Short Cuts with STRUT.
Talitha was the recipient of the 2016 Young People in the Arts Fellowship from the Department of Culture and the Arts. She has worked with Ausdance WA Regional under the mentorship of Narelle Benjamin and collaborating with Bharatanatyam dancer, Aruna Gandhi. Most recently, performed in Co3’s re:Loaded (2015 & 2016) choreographed by Larissa McGowan, Gavin Webber and Raewyn Hill, and in the cry, Co3’s first full-length work as part of the MoveMe Festival. Talitha also performed in Frank Enstein, Co3’s collaboration with The Farm in early 2017.
“Otherworldly imagination and effortless virtuosity of dancer Talitha Maslin.” – Jo Pollitt, The West Australian
“Maslin’s awakening of the metal table is a sight to behold” – Susie Conte, Perth Arts Live
“Searle, Lopez and Maslin embraced the hyper-mobility of their humanoid characters with cleanly executed, beautifully controlled, and (most importantly for comedy), impeccably timed movement that was hugely entertaining” – Denise Richardson, Dance Australia
“Most outstanding dancer for the cry” – Jo Pollitt, The West
“The statuesque Maslin’s deft manipulations make her limbs go places where no limbs should ever go.” – Rita Clarke, The Australian
“Maslin appeared inhuman, her limbs contorting at seemingly impossible angles.” – Nina Levy, Seesaw Magazine