Ania composed the electronic soundtrack to Arena Theatre Company's Trapper, which premiered at the Arts Centre Melbourne in August 2017. Trapper is an original theatre work for young people, combining of spoken word, projection, tightly interwoven sound and light, and a kinetic sculpture-inspired that acts as both a machine and a play space.
Fragments Of Malungoka
In 2016 Ania composed the soundtrack to choreographer and Torres Strait Island choreographer Ghenoa Gela's work Fragments of Malungoka, commissioned for the 2016 Keir Choreographic Award. The work won the Keir Choreographic Award, and also won the People's Choice Award.
Winds Of Woerr
Winds Of Woerr is a dance work by Torres Strait Island choreographer Ghenoa Gela, which premiered at the Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, in 2014. Winds Of Woerr tells the story of four sisters, who are the four seasonal winds that blow in the Torres Strait. The soundtrack combines electronic music with traditional Torres Strait body percussion and storytelling.
Ania has been working with Polyglot Theatre since 2001, when she was a musician for the High Rise project. Since then she has worked as a composer/musician for Stop That House! (2004), We Built This City (Act3 Children's Festival, Singapore, 2004) and Me And My Shadow (2006). Ania composed the soundtrack to Check Out! (2007), was the Musical Director for The Big Game (2008-09), and composed the recorded soundtrack for Tangle (2010-11). In 2012 she toured with Tangle to New York to perform at the Lincoln Centre's Out Of Doors Summer Festival.
Tropical Kitchen and Plenty
Ania regularly collaborates with artist Jamie Lewis to create sound works that focus on food markets around Australia, including Tropical Kitchen (Darwin Festival 2017 and Darwin Fringe 2018) and Plenty (ACE Open, Adelaide 2018).
Ania first played in the Westside Circus band for Superheroes (2000). She was a musician for Don't Forget Your Overcoat (2001), Poppies (2002) and Stellar (2004). Ania was the Musical Director for Gravity (2005), and co-Musical Director with Paula Dowse for 1000 Footsteps (2006). She composed the soundtracks for Spilt Milk (2007), A Watertight Tale (2007) and In My Footsteps (2009).
Ania composed the music for the much-loved Grimstones puppet shows by Asphyxia: The Grimstones: Hatched! (2008) and The Grimstones: Mortimer Revealed (2010). She also composed the score to Asphyxia's marionette show, Bronwyn And The Paint Factory (2008).
Asking For Trouble Physical Theatre
Ania has collaborated with Asking For Trouble on two children's theatre works, composing the scores for Bubblewrap And Boxes (2008) and Kapow! (2010).
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Ania performed with gypsy punk band Croque Monsieur from 2002 - 2010, playing clarinet and writing original songs for the band. Croque Monsieur performed at festivals and events across the country, including Port Fairy Folk Festival (2003), Brunswick Music Festival (2002-03, 2007, 2009), High Vibes (2003), The Village at the Falls Festival (2005-06), The Melbourne International Arts Festival (2007), St Kilda Festival (2009), The Bellingen Global Carnival (2009), the Australian Wiccan Convention (2003), Tumbafest (2008) and High Tea at the Queensland State Library (2009), in addition to countless weddings, parties, bar mitzvahs, and the occasional gig on a paddle steamer.