Mia Hollingworth (b. Melbourne 1975) is an Australian educator, education content writer and performance artist based on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. A dance graduate of the Victorian College of Arts 1994, her career as a contemporary dancer for live and film work has seen her collaborate and tour with some of Melbourne’s leading experiential contemporary companies and choreographers from 1995-2007.
During a lengthy hiatus from practice and performance, Hollingworth became a mother and returned to studies, completing a Bachelor of Education in 2017.
Since moving to the Sunshine Coast, she has returned to her first love – Dance. Hollingworth has since been a grant recipient to create in Place2Play, 2020 – a Sunshine Coast Arts initiative, will perform as part of Horizon festival, 2021 Homegrown with LJ Projects and is super grateful to be the recipient of Creative Spaces Artist in Residence in August. Hollingworth is also committed to dance advocacy through contributing to conversations, writing and education.