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.
Lina Limosani has been creating work since 2002.
Graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1999, Lina went onto become an original member of Garry Stewart’s Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) and has since worked with Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move, Narelle Benjamin, and the New Zealand Dance Company. She also became a member of Scotland’s David Hughes Dance Company, working closely with physical theatre director Al Seed, and Switzerland’s Cathy Marston. Her time overseas has also seen her work with Scotland’s Plan B, Designer/Director Alex Riggs along with Munich’s Micha Purucker.
Lina has always been active as a creator and been making work since 2000. In 2003 she received the EMERGING ARTIST award by the Adelaide Critics Circle for her works in ADT's choreographic seasons of IGNITION and then creating 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 International Choreographers for the Swiss International Choreographers Project, Zurich in 2012.
Under the banner of LimosanI ProjeKts, Lina has created a number of works; Borderline receiving a Most Audacious Work Award in 2013, A Delicate Situation nominated for three Boh Cameronian Awards, an Adelaide Critics Circle Award and an Australian Dance Award 2015. 2016 saw Lina develop One’s Wicked Ways for Australian Dance Theatre’s IGNITION season and premiere Whispers From Pandora’s Box for the New Zealand Dance Company. A recent collaboration in Poland with British Bharatanatyam dancer Seeta Patel saw Not Today’sYesterday, a one-woman contemporary dance work show at Manchester’s The Lowry & Warwick Arts Centre UK and premiere at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe. In 2018 Lina will premiere her new work The Spinners, an Australia/Scotland artistic collaboration with physical theatre director Al Seed.
Lina continues to teach and create work at various establishments and dance institutions within Australia and overseas.