Work History

2018

Current - Admin and Marketing Coordinator at FORM dance projects, Western Sydney.

Dancer in REPLAY, a performance of Eszther Salamon's work at Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne as part of the Keir Choreographic program.

2017

Dance artist for Arts Health Institute, working in various nursing homes and community centers teaching movement classes for the elderly.

Director’s attachment and choreographer for Get Grubby TV, new 20 episode series for ABC under the directorship of Cate McQuillen

Curator for Nothing to Buy // Nothing to Sell // Nothing to Lose #6. Critical Path, Sydney

Movement Director, sARTorial event, Vivid Festival, Sydney

Director of Wheelchair, short play written by Scott Mullen, at Short and Sweet, Sydney

2016

Participant in Arising project at the Reykjavik Art Museum in Iceland, curated by Yoko Ono.

Movement Director, sARTorial event by dLux Media, Sydney Fringe Festival

Curator for Nothing to Buy // Nothing to Sell // Nothing to Lose #4 & 5. Critical Path, Sydney

Choreographer for Waste Not project at Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre for Ausdance NSW on world environment day, Sydney

Dance curator for Readymade works Happy Hour, Sydney

2015

Lecture presentation for DAAD RAMP mentorship program, Tasmania

Dance teacher and lecturer at the Australian College of Physical Education ACPE, Sydney, Australia

Movement director for PACT centre for emerging artists, Sydney

2014

Dance Mistress at Friedrichstadt Palast, Berlin

2013

Presentation of Curdled short dance film as part of 1 Minute Masterpieces at the Artist Salon, hosted by Critical Path, Sydney, Australia

Lonesome Town - solo performance – La Derniere Crise – Frauen am Rande der komik, hosted by Vanessa Stern at Sophiensaele Berlin, Germany

recipient of AGKurzfilm stipendium

yoga into handstand workshop in Sicily, Italy

Good Little Soldier, The Farm, Radial System, Berlin.

2012

Die Bucht der dicken Kinder (Movement trainer) by Cora Frost at Sophiensaele, Berlin and Munich

lecture "dance and film" hosted by ada studios Berlin

Xposed Film Festival, Berlin. Diane is a jury member.

Slippry Sirkus presents the Ties that Bind directed by Denni Scott Davies, funded through the Australia Council in Kempsey NSW Australia.

2011

"Why not have it all?" solo directed by Johannes Mueller as part of Berlin Del Mar summer festival

The Missing Link by Jared Gradinger and friends as part of the Pictoplasma Festival Volksbuhne, Berlin.

Intrigo Internationale KV492, (performer) directed by Johannes Mueller at Radiale System, Berlin

2010

Salting the Tail Performer and artistic collaborator with Namik Mackic, Black Box Theatre Oslo, Norway

Tanz in August festival - Sommer Bar opening night performance, tap and percussion with Tayfun Schulzke

Cheap Blood Opera/Theatre directed by Johannes Mueller (choreographer) at Sophiensaele Berlin

On the Side of the Road (performer/choreographer) by RCA at Theater Junction, Calgary and Toronto Canada

2009

Lonesome Town - solo performance - Bordeaux France

How Do You Are festival by Jared Gradinger -(performer-creator - teacher) hosted by Les Grandes Traversees, Bordeaux France

On the Side of the Road (performer/choreographer) by RCA at Theater Junction, Calgary Canada

2008

Hell on Earth (performer) by Constanza Macras at Hebbel Theater, Berlin

Living Room Legend, solo at Tanztage Festival, Sophiensaele, Berlin

2007

Lonesome Town, work in progress at Studio Theatre Vitry in Paris and Tanzfabrik Berlin.

ART by Yazmina Rezo , (choreographer) for the Rohkunstbau Festival – Hebbel Theatre land party

2186 (performer) by Rodrigo Garcia, La Carcineria Teatro for Drodesera FIES Festival, Trentino Italy and Madrid Spain.

2006

Kobold short film by Antje Majewski (as Kobold)

The Omphalites short film by Bartholemew Sammut screened in Melbourne, Australia and the International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Berlin and New York City.

Peace Please (director and performer) a site-specific work as part of the Rohkunstbau Festival.

Figure 8 Race (choreography) by Maren Strack at the Tanz in August FestivalBerlin

Back to the Present (performer) with Dorky Park and Constanza Macras in New York City, Minneapolis and Seattle in America and Rome Italy, Seoul Korea, and Tokyo and Kyoto Japan.

2005

Mir- A Love Story (performer/choreographer) by Constanza Macras at Impulz Tanz Festival, Vienna Austria.

A Wild Sheep Chase (choreography and performance) by Ulf Otto, based on the story by Haruki Murakami at The Sophiensaele Berlin, Germany.

Situbanda (co- choreography and performance) by OPVC a modern version of the ancient Hindi tale, theRamayana) at San Francisco Arts Festival, Bali Arts Festival and Solo Institute of Arts, Java.

Peer Gynt (perfomer) under the directorship of Jan Fabre, Constanza Macras and Dirk Cieslak at Sophiensaele Berlin.

Tusch and Zoom (dance director/choreographer) youth theatre projects at Hebbel am Ufer, HAU 1-3, Berlin

Picto Plasma (performer) by Jared Gradinger at Festspielehaus Berlin and at the Comic meets Theater Festival in Halle Germany.

2004

Back to the Present (performer) with Constanza Macras, Kaufhaus Jandorf, Festival d’Avignon,

Dolly in the City (dance adviser) with Nir De Volff, Dock 11 Berlin

2003

Scratch Neukölln (performer/choreographer) with Constanza Macras, Hebbel Theatre, Berlin and Drodesera FIES Festival, Trentino Italy

Prudence (performer/choreographer) by Marco Berrettini, Hallesches Ufer Berlin

2002 – 2003

MIR - A Love Story, (performer) Prologue, MIR 1 and 2 with Constanza Macras The Place, London

2001

Run Red Run (performer) with Be van Vark Tacheles and Hallesches Ufer Berlin

2000

The International Women’s University, a three month post-graduate study of ‘BODY’ in Hanover and Bremen Germany

Busuttil relocated to Europe where she continued performing solo at The Pavilion, Hanover, Germany, Reichordt Poetry Festival, Club Vegas in Amsterdam and The Glastonbury Festival, England.

1997

Busuttil studied tap dance and release based movement in New York City and Chicago USA where she performed solo at The Lower East Side Festival, The New York International Fringe Festival and Cafe Voltaire, Chicago.

1995 to 1997

Igneous Inc (performer/choreographer) by of Suzanne Fuks and James Cunningham

Omeo Dance performance and research projects with Rosalind Crisp.

Stretch Mk1 Theatre, (performer and choreographer) under the directorship of Benni Seidel.

Circus Monoxide (acrobat and performer) traveling Australia for one year