HOTA Housemates

One of the ways that we support artists is by providing access to short-term development space, technical support, producing advice and more to develop new work or further develop existing work. When you hear music around HOTA at odd times you know that creatives are bringing new ideas to life.


‣ Nadia Milford & Diya Naidu – The Ocean Between Us*

*Project is upcoming


‣ Nadia Milford - Last Princess of Lebanon*

‣ ARC Circus - Into Space (working title) & Court Games*

‣ Ainslee Palmer - Ready or Not

*Project is upcoming


‣ Brooke Stamp - Mickey (a proud co-commissioning partnership between HOTA & Performance Space)

‣ Griffin Theatre Company & Blakdance - swim by Ellen Van Neerven

‣ Belloo Creative - A Night at the Pink Poodle

‣ The Farm - Stunt Double

‣ Katina Olsen, Marilyn Miller & Jasmin Sheppard with BlakDance - Preparing Ground 

‣ Juliet Burnett, Tyrel Dulravie & Allie Graham - untitled creative development

‣ Everybody NOW - Roller Coaster


‣ Ela Bartilomo - Only Bones 1.7

‣ ARC Circus - Let Them Eat Cake, A Bee Story 2 

‣ Living Sculptures: How the birds got their colours

‣ Corrina Bonshek & collaborators - 'Love, Always Love', Piano Room

‣ The Farm - Stunt Double

‣ Daniele Constance - Looks Like A Tourist

‣ Kayah Guenther with Philip Channells, Paulo Castro, Timothy Ohl, Gavin Webber - Tall Man

‣ Everybody NOW - Roller Coaster

‣ Ainslee Palmer - Ready or Not


‣ White Rabbit Theatre Ensemble - Needles and Pins

‣ ARC Circus - In the Arms of Morpheus

‣ We also hosted residencies for 17 new contemporary dance works in development in partnership with Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance through The Makers Program 2021. They were:

  • Amrita Hepi - RINSE (VIC) 
  • Amy Zhang - Cool Asian Mum's Guide-to-Life (NSW)
  • Australian Dance Party & Gogi Dance Collective - a-bridging-place (ACT & QLD)
  • Chunky Move & Restless Dance Theatre - Rewards for the Tribe (VIC & SA)
  • Dancenorth - Underview (QLD)
  • Daniele Constance - Looks Like A Tourist (QLD)
  • Drea Choreo x Dance Masala - ITEM (QLD)
  • Elle Evangelista - COME KNIT THE SUN DOWN (NSW)
  • Emma-June Curik and Artists - Sleep Study (QLD)
  • GUTS DANCE x Ashleigh Musk - SUB (QLD & NT)
  • Karul Projects - Uncover (working title) (QLD)
  • Kate Harman - This Ain't No Pussy Show (QLD)
  • Kayah Guenther & Gabriel Comerford for Makeshift Dance Collective - The Dance of the Gentle Warrior (TAS & NSW)
  • Larissa McGowan & Megan Washington - SHADOW SIDE (SA & NSW)
  • Nadia Milford & Ruby Donohoe - Let Me Sell You (It's Your Burial) (QLD)
  • NUDO, Yasim Coronado Veranes & Erika Goldsmith - FE (QLD)
  • Prue Lang - SOLO (working title) (VIC)


‣ Michael Smith & Ashleigh Musk - Fertile Ground

‣ Liesel Zink & collaborators - Us and All of This

‣ David Carberry & collaborators - Smash Parade

‣ Daniele Constance, Matt Cornell & Dan Koop - Hear, Here

‣ Shaun Charles & collaborators - A Night at the Pink Poodle

‣ Shock Therapy Productions - Viral: Live Studio Audience (livestream to Mumbai)

‣ The Farm - Stunt Double

‣ Karul Projects - SILENCE

‣ Gogi Dance Collective - Lufthaus

‣ While our doors were temporarily closed in mid 2020 due to Covid-19, we also supported 51 projects to be developed from home through our Rage against the V(irus) program. 


‣ Kate Harman & Toby Angus - This Ain’t No Pussy Show

‣ The Farm - Hold me closer Tony Danza (HOTA were a proud creative development partner on this work as part of the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award).

‣ We also supported 12 projects to be developed through our Creative Development Program , with a little help from our friends at City of Gold Coast. They were:

  • Agent of Confusion - Space Invaders 
  • Corrina Bonshek - Laniakea  
  • Everybody NOW & Nadia Sunde - RINK (now Roller Coaster)
  • Fletcher Babb - Stories in the Key of GC
  • Jay Jermyn - Veople  
  • Karul Projects - SILENCE  
  • Kayah & Maitreyah Guenther - Siblingo (now Glass Child)
  • Michael Candy - Selfless Driving Car
  • Pearly Black & Rhiannon Mclean - Salt Water City
  • The Farm - Sanctuary  
  • The Walls Arts Space - Elements  
  • Umwelt Collective - Re:membering

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Interested in being a HOTA Housemate?

If you don’t have an existing relationship with HOTA, consider introducing yourself and your work to us. Please keep in mind that we can only support a limited number of projects each year through this program.

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