Led by performing artist Lina Limosani, Limosaniprojekts is a project-based contemporary dance company devoted to the development of unique performance concepts, international collaborations and the appreciation and understanding of dance and the performing arts. By creating and building a pre-eminent reputation for dance that is exciting, thought-provoking and accessible, Limosaniprojekts aims to continue to build relationships with existing and potential audiences and act as an advocate for the field of dance. With strong beliefs in the collaborative process, all dancers contribute to the creation of movement that is energetic, theatrical and technical demanding, contributing to performance work of the highest caliber.
After graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1999, Lina became an original member of Garry Stewart’s Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) and has since worked with Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move, Narelle Benjamin, New Zealand Dance Company and Brink Theatre. She also became a member of Scotland’s David Hughes Dance, working closely with physical theatre director Al Seed and Cathy Marston, Plan B (Scot), Oceanallover (Scot) and Micha Purucker (Germany).
Lina has been choreographing since 2000. In 2003 she received the Adelaide Critics’ Circle Emerging Artist Award for works in Ignition, ADT's choreographic seasons. She created The Tighter You Squeeze for the company in 2008. She has since undertaken a number of commissions and choreographic residencies overseas and was also selected as one of six choreographers for the Swiss International Choreographers Project in 2012.
Under the banner of LimosanI ProjeKts, Lina has created a number of works: A Delicate Situation (2015), nominated for three Boh Cameronian Awards, an Adelaide Critics’ Circle Award and an Australian Dance Award; One’s Wicked Ways (2016) for Australian Dance Theatre’s Ignition season; and Whispers From Pandora’s Box for the New Zealand Dance Company. She collaborated with Bharatanatyam dancer Seeta Patel on Not Today’s Yesterday, a one-woman contemporary dance theatre work which premiered at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe, where it received Best in Dance and Peace Foundation Awards and has since toured UK, Italy and India. Lina's 2018 hit The Spinners, a collaboration with visual theatre director Al Seed, had sell-out seasons at the Adelaide Dance Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was nominated for a Total Theatre Award for Dance and selected as one of the Top 10 BEST DANCE WORKS presented in the UK in 2018.
Lina created ‘Fall In’ for Australian Ballet’s 2019 Bodytorque season. Her recent commission for Australian Dance Theatre’s ‘The World’s Smallest Stage’ will premier in October 2020.
Lina continues to teach and create work at various establishments and dance institutions within Australia and overseas.