Musician, Composer, Performing Artist
Ania is a musician and composer, and the Musical Director at Circus Oz, pioneering innovative ways to play a Ta-Dah.
She has worked extensively with Polyglot Theatre on projects including Stop That House! (2004), Checkout! (2007), The Big Game (2008-09) and Tangle (2010-12), with which she toured to New York as part of the Lincoln Centre’s Summer Outdoors Festival. She has also worked with Westside Circus on many productions including Gravity (2005), A Watertight World (2007), Spilt Milk (2007), and In My Footsteps (2009). Her other theatre credits include work with NICA, the Women’s Circus, Melbourne Workers’ Theatre, The Grimstones by Asphyxia, and Asking For Trouble Physical Theatre.
In 2011, she won a Green Room Award for Best Musical Direction in Cabaret for her role in Yana Alana And Tha Paranas In Concert.
In 2014, she composed the score for Ghenoa Gela’s contemporary dance work Winds Of Woerr (Next Wave Festival).
Ania has performed nationally and internationally with bands including Croque Monsieur, Papa Chango, Johnnie and the Johnnie Johnnies, The Rubber Chicken Fiasco, and genre-busting progressive-polka-experimental-kozmigroov-post-funk-symphonic-hard-rock-avant-ska sonic conceptualization collective, The Whoopee Project. She firmly believes that there is no such thing as too many keyboards.