Project Lead, Creative Health Queensland Ballet 2017

Research Assistant QUT Creative Industries 2016

PhD Candidate QUT Creative Industries 2012-16


Research and Evaluation Consultant Supercell Dance Festival 2017-present

Evaluation Consultant Ausdance Queensland 2019

Research Coordinator Brisbane Writers Festival – Produced by UPLIT 2018

Dance Teaching & Facilitation


Ballet (older adults) Queensland Ballet 2018-present

Improvisation (adults) The Quest 2019

Jazz (kids) Creative Arts Australia 2018

Ballet (older adults) Viva Bodystrength 2018

Contemporary (adults, kids) Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council 2018

Jazz (adults) Phluxus2 Dance Collective 2017

Creative movement (adults) QUT Dance Society 2014


Daggy dancing QUT Library 2018


Creative movement & tasking Munglinup Primary School 2018

Creative movement & tasking Jerramungup District High School 2018

Creative movement & tasking Hopetoun Primary School 2018

Creative movement & tasking Ravensthorpe District High School 2018

Creative movement & tasking Lake King Primary School 2018

Can can All Hallow’s School 2016

Jazz Raw Dance Company 2010

Creative movement & tasking Sarina State High School 2009

Creative movement & tasking Bowen State School 2009

Creative movement & tasking Pioneer State High School 2009

Choreography Clayfield College 2009

Dance studios

Jazz (teens) Brisbane Performing Arts Academy 2018

Contemporary, jazz (teens, kids) DanCentrix 2017

Jazz (adult) Bayside Dance 2016

Contemporary (teens) The Studio Dance and Arts 2016

Contemporary, ballet (teens, kids) Dayboro Performing Arts 2015-16


Broadway jazz QUT Dance 2013


Contemporary Ausdance Queensland Pro Dance Classes 2019

Jazz IndepenDANCE Project 2018


Heard (dance performance/art exhibit) Nick Cave (Artist) & Will Gill (Choreographer) 2016

Um (physical theatre development) Scott Sneddon (Director) 2016

Untitled (physical theatre performance) Anja Ali-Haapala & Natalie Lazaroo (Co-Directors) 2016

Easy Lovin’ (music video) Jimi Beavis (Songwriter, Director) & Chris Sheriff (Choreographer) 2014

Grazing Zebras (street theatre act) Anja Ali-Haapala, Courtney Scheu & Jacob Williams (Co-Choreographers) 2012

Untitled (dance choreographic development) Vanessa Mafe & Avril Huddy (Co-Choreographers) 2012

Mad Hatter (live music & dance performance) Scribble Sound (Composer) & Anja Ali-Haapala (Choreographer) 2011

DIRT (dance performance) Tiina Alinen (Choreographer) 2011

Night. Time. (dance performance) Ruth Osborne, Jodie Farrugia, Anton, Adam Wheeler (Co-Choreographers) 2010

3Gen (dance film) Tiina Alinen (Director, Choreographer) 2010

Tether (dance performance) Mimi Van Buuren (Choreographer) 2010

Confined Space (dance performance) Tiina Alinen (Choreographer) 2007

Frog-On (street theatre act) Kari (Director) 2007-2013

Higher Education

Language and Learning Educator QUT Student Success Group 2019-present

Lecturer Australian Performing Arts Conservatory 2019

Tutor USC Indigenous Services 2018

Library Adviser QUT Library 2015-19

Curriculum Consultant Australian Performing Arts Conservatory 2015

Acting Unit Coordinator QUT Creative Industries, Dance 2012-13

Sessional Academic QUT Creative Industries, Dance 2011-17

Tutor QUT Oodgeroo Unit 2011-12


Guest Co-Editor Journal of Emerging Dance Scholarship 2019-present

Peer Reviewer for academic journals and conferences 2018-present

Research and Documentation Network Adviser World Dance Alliance – Asia Pacific 2018-present

Founder & Co-Chair Early Career Researchers Community – Dance 2014-present

Mentor QUT Student Success Group 2017-18

Treasurer Pro Dance Classes Brisbane 2013-15


Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Industries) QUT Creative Industries Awarded 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (First Class Honours) QUT Creative Industries Awarded 2011