Dianne utilizes poetic writing in her creative process. She has written a range of articles for academic contexts and performing arts journals/sites. She studied poetry and short story writing as part of her Communication Studies degree, has been a songwriter, and a comedy writer for radio.

Refereed Journal Articles

‘The negotiations of relationship—a conversation about dance improvisation.’ Co-authored with Melinda Smith (2017) Brolga 41, Ausdance, Dec. 2017.

‘Improcinemania’ in Brolga 40, Ausdance, March 2016.

‘Fleshing the Interface’ in Rosenberg, Douglas & Claudia Kappenberg, eds. International Journal of Screendance Vol 4, 117–129. The Ohio State University Libraries, 2014.

‘Making things visible’ in Rosenberg, Douglas & Claudia Kappenberg, eds. International Journal of Screendance Vol 2, No 1, 89–92. Madison, Wisconsin: Parallel Press, 2012.

‘Scenes from another life—the script in Writings on Dance, Issue 23, 8–11. Melb, 2006.

‘I perform therefore I am’ in Practice, 39–48. Deakin University, 1997.

Refereed Conference Papers

‘A Rakish Angle’ in Re-searching Dance: International Conference on Dance Research.  India International Centre, 60–63. New Delhi, India, 2009.

‘Scenes from another life—the paper.’ Image, Text & Sound Conference, School of Creative Media, Melbourne: RMIT Publishing, 2004 and Dance Rebooted: re-initializing the grid. Deakin University: Ausdance, 2004.

‘The Shifting Eye’ in Double Dialogues Conference, Theatreworks, St.Kilda, 1999.

Book chapters

‘Cutting choreography’ in Barrett, Estelle & Barbara Bolt, eds. Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry, London & NY: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2007.

‘From choreographer to film-maker’ in French, Lisa (Ed) Womenvision: women and the moving image in Australia, 93–104. Melbourne: Damned Publishing, 2003.

Conference Presentations

‘Dance Interrogations’ at TDENNZA, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, 5 July 2013.

‘Improcinemaniac’ at Rooting/Rerouting Screendance, Light Moves Symposium, Limerick, Ireland, 9 Nov, 2014

‘Improclusivity’ at Creative Connections, Arts Activated 2014 Conference, Sydney, NSW, Accessible Arts, 28 Oct, 2014


‘Foreigner unfixed’ 2007 for Kinesis magazine

Online Reviewer, 2011 for http://www.fringereview.co.uk

‘Disability & Inclusion: Dance interview.’ Video interview (2017), Deakin University.