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Artist Biography

Dan Scollay

Dan Scollay

Dan Scollay has a background in music and the performing arts. She was a part of Judith Clingan's Gaudeamus in Canberra for many years and toured both nationally and internationally as a choir member and soloist.

She graduated from the John Bolton Theatre School in 1996. In 2001 she performed her solo show My Brother the Fish (directed by John Bolton) which was nominated for three greenroom awards, winning two for best fringe production and best direction.

Since 2001 she has worked as a community singing leader, facilitating groups from neighbourhood houses, nursing homes and workplaces. She has also worked with people with chronic respiratory disease, women's choirs and the Melbourne based choir, Sing Sing.

In 2005/6 Dan worked with Community Music Victoria as a community singing catalyst and was also a member of the Community Music Victoria board. Having lived and worked in Melbourne for twelve years Dan is now based on the NSW South Coast with her partner and two small boys. She leads a local choir called That Bunch of Singers and has led the Deep River Choir in Moruya for the last three years. She was a co-director of the Fours Winds Festival's 2010 opening concert and has been involved in the Four Winds Inspiring program. She also directs the northern branch of the Bega Valley Children's Choir.

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