Chantelle Fava is the Director of Fava Productions. You will speak directly with Chantelle when choosing or creating your show and may even find her on stage also. Chantelle started her career in Musical Theatre being flown to Europe to perform in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record breaking musical, Starlight Express.
This is where she found her love for roller skating! Chantelle worked throughout Europe dancing on many live TV shows and touring with Saturday Night Fever.
Chantelle was honoured to be chosen as part of the original production of We Will Rock You. This gave her the chance to work directly with Writer/Director Ben Elton, Queen band member Brian May, famous choreographer Arlene Philips and musical genius Mike Dixon. This is where Chantelle really learnt from the best, finding her passion for creating powerful and exciting shows.
Since returning home to her beloved Australia, Chantelle spent her time performing and choreographing with Rolling Entertainment. The skate crew were named top 8 in Australia’s Got Talent 2010 and went on to perform at numerous corporate events, and were invited to perform on Hey Hey it’s Saturday as a featured act.
Chantelle’s favourite choreographic challenge to date was given to her by comedian Kitty Flanagan, opening the Oxfam Melbourne International Comedy Gala for Network 10. Her brief was a group of roller skating, disco dancing, very sad clowns. Kitty’s response to the final product, “Nailed it!”.
Chantelle is also available for workshops, master classes and choreography.
Chantelle is a regular at High Schools and Dance Schools around Melbourne and Geelong teaching Jazz and Musical Theatre workshops. Whether she is integrating into a unit of study or just coming in to infuse some excitement into the school, Chantelle’s teaching always leaves students enthusiastic about dance. Chantelle is a widely sort after Choreographer. Please enquire for your next Musical Theatre production or for V.E.T Dance.
Chantelle is in the process of developing a new Australian work. This will include the Geelong Youth and work with current topics that are effecting our community.