Dr Jordin Steele
Jordin is the lead producer and creative mind behind Outcast. She is an experienced performer, director and arts researcher. She has over twenty years of industry experience as a performer and has worked in multiple genres including opera, oratorio, music theatre, cabaret, burlesque and experimental music.
She formed Outcast to experiment and push the boundaries of vocal performance. As an independent producer, Jordin has created, directed and produced both large and small scale interdisciplinary work and has collaborated with artists from multiple disciplines including contemporary dance, circus, commedia dell’arte, physical theatre, clown, animation and digital technology.
Her creative work explores social constructs and rides the divide between myth and reality. Jordin has a strong visual design aesthetic and uses loves to create highly stylised, abstract works for non-traditional spaces. She is also a talented makeup and costume designer and lends these skills to the creation of unique characters.
Jordin holds a PhD from the Queensland University of Technology. Her practice-led doctorate explored interdisciplinary collaboration and aesthetics in performance art with a focus on sonic theatre. She is currently researching space activation and the nexus of live performance, visual art and digital media. She is highly interested in site specific work and the creation of perpetual performance pieces as audience-activated, embedded installations.