Chloe Chignell (Australia) is a dancer and choreographer based in Brussels working across text and choreography. In 2019 she opened rile* a bookshop and project space for practices moving between publication and performance, with Sven Dehens.
In 2018 she finished the P.A.R.T.S research cycle where she developed her research into poetry and choreography. In 2019 she will continue this research through WorkspaceBrussels, BUDA Kortrijk, La Balsamine and Batard Festival on her new work Poems and Other Emergencies. Chloe has a Bachelor in Dance from Victorian College of the Arts, (Melbourne). She was a DanceWEB recipient for Impulz Tanz 2015. In 2017 She studied a writing and residency program at DOCH (Stockholm). As a choreographer Chloe has been commissioned by the Keir Choreographic Award for the creation of Deep Shine (Melbourne) touring to Japan for The Awaji Art Festival. She presented a short work forever in both directions for the Venice Biennale’s Biennale of Dance College Program (2017).
As a dancer Chloe has worked for Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Ingrid Berger Myhre, Anna Gaiotti, Gry Tingskog, Atlanta Eke, Ellen Söderhult, Marten Spångberg, Phoebe Berglund and James Bachelor performing in Australia and across Europe. Chloe is also co-editor of This Container magazine, developed in Stockholm with Maia Means. Her writing has been published by Indigo Dance Magazine (PAF) and Realtime (Australia). She has developed choreographic writing and reading formats hosted by Kottinspektionen (Stockholm), PraxisFestivalen (Oslo), PAF (France) Scene:Bluss (Norway). She is co-initiator of PO$$E a dance and reading group based in Stockholm with satelite groups now in Copenhagen and Melbourne.  


Chloe Chignell


27-03 Feb 2020 • Performance

Premiere of Poems and Other Emergencies, Batard Festival, Brussels.

28-02 Feb 2020 • rile*

rile* at Batard Festival, Brussels.


22 Dec 2019 • Publication

Call for Submissions, This Container Edition 08.  

16 Dec 2019 • Workshop

Hosting P0$$€ dance and reading group, Melbourne. 

07-20 Dec 2019 • Residency

Poems and Other Emergencies, Lucy Guerin Inc. Melbourne, Australia.

18-23 Nov 2019 • Residency

Poems and Other Emergencies, Workspacebrussels, Belgium. 

17 Nov 2019 • rile*

Launch of Kathy Acker Early Writings, rile*, Brussels. 

11-15 Nov 2019 • Teaching

Moving into Writing with Ann-Christin Kongsness at National Danish School for Performing Arts, Copenhagen. 

28-03 Nov 2019 • Residency

Poems and Other Emergencies, Workspacebrussels, Belgium. 

26-27 Oct 2019 • Performance

Deep Space by James Batchelor at Pompidou Málaga, Spain.

Less recent still present

19-20 Oct 2019 • Performance

Deep Space by James Batchelor at Tramway, Glasgow.

17 Oct 2019 • Performance

In Other Words by Ingrid Berger Myhre at CODA Oslo.

12 Oct 2019 • rile*

My Mother Laughs by Chantal Ackerman, with Translator Daniella Shreir, Rile*, Brussels. 

06 Oct 2019 • rile*

Cyberpositive with Maggie Roberts, Rile*, Brussels. 

11 Sep 2019 • Performance

Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen at MDT, Stockholm.

11-13 Sep 2019 • Teaching

Feelings of Forms/Forms of Feelings, as apart of Analysis by Adriano Wilfert Jensen. Danscentrum, Stockholm.

31-31 Aug 2019 • Launch

This Container 07, Kule, Berlin.

28-31 Aug 2019 • Performance

Deep Space by James Batchelor, Tanz Im August, Berlin.

25 Aug 2019 • rile*

Belladonna reading with Rachel Levitsky and Nathalie Rozanes, Rile*, Brussels. 

24 Aug 2019 • rile*

Launch: Not Not Nothing by Mette Edvardsen and Something Some things Something else by Jeroen Peeters, rile*, Brussels. 

19 Aug 2019 • Residency

Poems and Other Emergencies, Workspacebrussels, Belgium.

14-16 Aug 2019 • Performance

Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, SAAL Biennaal, Tallinn, ES.

10 Aug 2019 • rile*

Next to all those organs you love, Rile*, Brussels. 

22-27 Jul 2019 • Residency

Les Antécédentes by Anna Gaiotti, Ménagerie De Verre, Paris.

01-12 Jul 2019 • Residency

Poems and Other Emergencies, BUDA, Kortrijk.

28-28 Jun 2019 • Reading

The Girl-with-her-tongue-out at 'Words Don't Come Easy' by Feelings and Simon, Brussels.


10-15 Jun 2019 • Workshop

Hosting Scene:Bluss P0$$€ edition at PIT Festival, Porsgrunn NO.

02-02 Jun 2019 • Launch

This Container edition 07, rile*, Brussels.

02 Jun 2019 • rile*

Collective Launch: Koreografi (NO), Engagment Zine (BE) and This Container (SE/BE), Rile*, Brussels. 

20-24 May 2019 • Teaching

Moving into Writing Workshop with Ann-Christin Kongsness, Praxis Festivalen, Olso.

18 May 2019 • Launch

This Container Edition 07, Insister Space, Stockholm.

09-09 May 2019 • Launch

Opening of Rile*, Brussels, Belgium. 

01-02 May 2019 • Performance

Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva.

20-21 Apr 2019 • Performance

Deep Space by James Batchelor at Centre Pompidou, Paris.

04-07 Apr 2019 • Performance

Feelings by Adriano Wilfert Jensen, Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark.

21-23 Mar 2019 • Performance

The Girl-with-her-tongue-out, with a.pass at Performatik, Kanal Pompidou, Brussels.

07-09 Feb 2019 • rile*

rile* at Moveable Types curated by Frances Horn, Witte de With, Rotterdam. 

30-30 Jan 2019 • Reading

The girl-with-her-tongue-out Twisted Tongues Reading Club curated by Roxanne Maillet, Damien and the Love Guru, Brussels.

30 Jan 2019 • rile*

rile* in conversation with Engagement Arts on self-organisation and publishing. 17:00 at Beursshowburg for Batard 2020.