Director Biography – Cass Mortimer Eipper (ID)

Cass Mortimer Eipper is an award-winning director/choreographer/dancer. Creating for both stage
and film, he has presented work throughout Australia, Europe, Canada and the U.S.A.
Awards include: Global Short Film Awards Cannes: Best Dance Film – for ‘Brute’; The Helpmann
Award: Most Outstanding Male Dancer for his performance in William Forsythe’s ‘Quintett’; Rome International Choreography Competition: Most Outstanding Performance for his work ‘Solo 1.5’; Stuttgart International Dance Festival: 3rd prize for his performance in Emma Sandall’s ‘BodySong’; West Australian Dance Awards: Most Outstanding Choreography for his collaboration
with Emma Sandall on their work ‘Fleck & Flecker’.

Funding sources include: the Australia Council for the Arts, the Department of Culture and the Arts and Create NSW. His choreographic residencies include Strut Dance W.A and ImPulsTanz, Vienna.
Choreographic commissions include: Sydney Dance Company, Milwaukee Ballet, West Australian
Ballet, Queensland Ballet, Expressions dance company, Transit Dance Company, Link Dance Company, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Australian dance/media company, Ludwig of
which he was co-director.
In addition to performing with Sydney Dance Company and West Australian Ballet, he has worked with and performed works by Gideon Obarzanek, Alexander Ekman, Melanie Lane, Jacopo
Godani, Francis Rings, Lightfoot Leon, Andonis Foniadakis, Rafael Bonachela, Gabrielle Nankivell, Natalie Weir and William Forsythe.

Author: experimentalfilmfestival

Festival occurs 4 times a year. Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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