Fitting Out (April 2018)

evolving autoethnographic solo

choreographed and performed by Claire Melbourne


Come on come on come on come on now touch me baby (April 2018) 

a site adaptive movement experiment

Instigated by Claire Melbourne, in collaboration with performers Lauren Garrett, Brianna Johnson, Emily Kilroy, Katherine Moore and Laura Rodríguez.

Sound and Isadora Programming by Claire Melbourne


Running around the house and resting, too (April 2017)

An episodic piece developed through a play between yielding and impulse and the subtlety and absurdity of loneliness within togetherness.

Choreography and performance by Claire Melbourne and Katherine Moore

Soundscore: Claire Melbourne

Lighting design: Anthony Miliani

Barnett Center, OSU, Columbus OH

 Everything began with a yes (March 2017)


Choreography by Claire Melbourne in collaboration with dancer, Bita Bell

Moving Arts Space, Columbus March 2017

So what I’m hearing you say is…(2015)

Colliding text, sound, stop motion drawings and dance to play with rules of communication and the place of dialogue in establishing identity.

Choreography by Claire Melbourne in collaboration with dancers Laurel Haskins and Maria Walsh
Sound and Video Design: Claire Melbourne
Music: The Temptations, Sun City Girls, The Yeah, Yeah Yeahs
Illustration and Animation Collaboration: Francie Seidl Chodosh
Lighting Design: Chip
Performance at Looking Left, curated by Cid Pearlman at Motion Pacific in Santa Cruz

A Real Winner (2015)


An evening length work supported by Motion Pacific’s Incubator Project Grant and a Kickstarter campaign that generated the backing necessary for dancers’ stipends:

Choreography by Claire Melbourne in collaboration with dancers Angela Chambers, Julia Daniel, Laurel Stephenson Haskins, Juliebeth Ingraham, Mara Milam

Lighting Design: Chip

Sound and video arrangement: Claire Melbourne

home.body (2010)

Choreography and soundscore: Claire Melbourne

Dancers: Annie Goodman, Julia Leigh Henner, Kim McCollister, Claire Melbourne

Music: Wilco, Lykke Li

Spring Forward, Choreographer’s Showcase, Dance Mission Theater, San Francisco 2010