Bonnie has worked within the disability arts sector for over 15 years both as a dancer, teacher and mentor. Bonnie is a proud disabled women who has worked with Restless Dance Theatre for 15 years. Completing a bachelor’s degree in Dance Performance at ACARTS Bonnie worked with choreographers Peter Sheedy, Leanne Ringlestein, Troy Mundy, Aidan Kane-Munn, Kynan Hughes, Xiao-Xiong Zhang (Taiwan), Philip Channels, Ingrid Voorendt, Jo Stone, Steve Mayhew, Alison Currie and Caroline Bowditch. Bonnie joined Restless Dance Theatre as a performer before taking on leadership and education roles within the organisation.
Currently Bonnie runs Central, the company’s community dance class, where she works with teenagers and adults and exercises her passion of offering creative dance classes that are inclusive, engaging and fun for all. Bonnie is also a guest artist in our new production, Private View, premiering at the 2024 Adelaide Festival.
Bonnie is a regular burlesque performer at venues all over Adelaide and has produced the sold out show DOWNPOUR. Recently performing in the Perth International Burlesque Festival, Bonnie has been sharing her ultra ego Santosha Storm to stages around Australia.