| ||Australian Ballet trained Kenny Feather is a Sydney based and well rounded performance artist.|
He has a background in choreography and dance after studying ballet at the Australian Ballet School. As a choreographer and dancer Feather has performed at venues such as State Theatre Sydney, Sydney Opera House, and The Australian National Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Entertainment centre Quang-Ju Korea. He has been choreographing his own works since 1997.
In 1996 Feather started training in Tai Chi, to become the first master under Master William Ho, the president of the Australian and Chinese Tai Chi and Pa Kua Federation. Under the guidance of Master Ho, Kenny has taken on the challenge of promoting Tai Chi awareness.
1997 saw Feather fuse Tai Chi and Ballet in his very successful choreography Art of Warrior. Since that time, Feather has pioneered his own movement language through his ballet and tai chi vocabulary. This is a fusion of forms called Tai Chi Ballet, a unique blend of tai chi and contemporary dance.
Feather has a repertoire of 8 self devised works that he has performed at Bodies Festival, Australian Dance Awards and Chinese festivals. More recently Feather has incorporated circus skills, fire dancing, chinese circus art forms into his choreographies and performances.
Not limited to Tai Chi, Kenny is an accomplished bass guitar player, sound engineer, singer song writer and fire dancer. He has an intimate understanding of the artistic process.
Feather has worked with the Australian Ballet Company, Dance North and Dance North Extensions, Opera Australia, Victorian State Opera, Rex Reid dance Company, Chang Mu Dance Company, Rainbow Circus, Circus Works, Concussion and First Planet. In addition, Kenny has worked with choreographers Micheal Campbell, Rosetta Cook, Aku Kodogo, Jane Parani, Natalie Weir.
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