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Emma Sandall


  • 1995 Australian Ballet School, Melbourne

  • 1994 Royal Ballet School, London

  • 2013 GaGa Winter intensive, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 2014 Roman Pilates method, Sydney

  • 2014 Certificate 4 Australian Institute of Fitness, Sydney


  • 2013 Founder, Body Playground

  • 2012 Jury member, Prix de Lausanne

  • 2010-2013 Co-director Ludwig

  • 2005-2009 West Australian Ballet, soloist

  • 2002-2004 Scottish Ballet, coryphee 

  • 2000-2001 Royal Ballet, coryphee 

  • 1997-2000 Bejart Ballet Lausanne, soloist 




Outstanding Achievement in Choreography, West Australian Dance Awards, 2013

Premio Roma Danza International Choreography Competition, Italy- bronze medal 2011 

Stuttgart International solo- dance- theater competition finalist, Germany  2011



  • Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland, Bourse 1994

  • Silver Adeline Genee Award, London, UK, 1993


  • Interactive Media Innovation residency, Sydney, November 2012

  • Mod Productions creative artist residency, Sydney, February- June 2013

  • Impulstanz Artistic Residency, Vienna, Austria, August 2011 

  • Strut Seed Residency, Perth, Australia, July-October 2010 

Choreography and Dance Video productions

  • “Fleck&Flecker”, full length dance and animation work, Subiaco Arts Centre, Perth, 2012

  • "BodySong”, short solo work, finalist in the  Stuttgart Solo Dance Theater festival March 2012

  • “Crossing Satie”, short solo work, Prime Cuts Perth and Bronze medal, Rome International Choreography Competition, presented at Implustanz Festival Expressions, 2011 

  • “La Jeune Fille et la mort” , full length duo work, co-created with Sthan Kabar-Louet, Noumea 2010 

  • “No More Shall We Part”, SYTYCDA Top 12, 2010 

  • “Love Lost” SYTYCDA Top 4, 2010 

  • “Verticality”, short dance film co-created with Cass Mortimer Eipper, 2009


  • Sydney correspondent, Dance Australia Magazine 2014-

  • Sydney Correspondent Dance Europe Magazine 2015- 

  • “Fleck&Flecker”, text and poetry featured throughout production, 2011-2012

Grants received

Department of Culture and the Arts (Western Australia State Government)


Artform Development Grant

Creation of a full length dance work


One of four grants awarded in this category in 2010.


Travel Grant

Supporting attendance at the National Dance Forum



Artflight Grant

Present a new solo work at the 16th International Solo Dance theatre Festival in Stuttgart Germany March 2012.



Artform Development Grant

Final stage development of the full length dance duet Fleck & Flecker in residency at the Subiaco Arts Centre, culminating in public performances.


Australia Council for the Arts (Australian Government)


Dance Projects

Fleck& Flecker: second stage development of a two person work by Emma Sandall and Cass Eipper.




WA Dance Initiative: Projects

Final stage development and performance of Fleck & Flecker: A new two person work created by Ludwig.


One of two grants awarded in this category

STRUT dance Inc


Seed residency for research and creative development

A Room of My Own



Prime Cuts

Performance of Crossing Satie at the Dolphin Theatre


Dance Teaching


  • Ga’aton Workshop, Israel

  • Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Israel

  • Israeli Ballet, Tel Aviv

  • Brent St Academy, Sydney

  • Ev&Bow, Sydney

  • Academy Ballet, Sydney

  • Ludwig, Perth, Australia 

  • Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Australia 

  • Rudra, Lausanne, Switzerland 

  • Strut Dance, Perth, Australia 

  • Dance Your Heart Out, Ausdance Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 

  • Link Dance Company, Perth, Australia 

  • Dance Creation, Melbourne, Australia 

  • Academie Etoiles, Perth


Master of Ceremonies, Plate up the Positives, Butterfly Foundation Dinner, 2014

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