Dianne Reid is a performer, choreographer, camera operator, video editor and educator. She was a founding member of Outlet Dance in Adelaide (1987–89) and a member of Danceworks from 1990–95.
Dianne completed a Master of Arts in Dance on Screen in 2001 and has lectured in contemporary dance and dance video at Deakin University since 1996. From 2004-2006 she was Artistic Director of Dancehouse before receiving an Asialink Performing Arts residency to India in 2006 at Darpana Academy of Performing Arts.
Since 1993 she has created close to 30 dance screen works, many of which have screened at Festivals in Norway, Sweden, India, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth with return invitations to screen at Videodance, Greece (02 & 04) and ADF Dancing for the Camera (04, 09, 10, 11 &13). Her 2010 collaboration with Weave Movement Theatre, “A Broken Puzzle,” was awarded a distinction by the 2011 ADF Screendance Festival for “a work that is invested with dignity and humanity, and demonstrating the potential for Screendance to make a difference”.
In 2012 she toured to Adelaide and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals with “Dance Interrogations” which, from 2013, formed the basis of her PhD research at Deakin University.