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Abbie Madden

Access & Inclusion Coordinator

Abbie Madden is a dancer, originally from Kaurna Land (Adelaide) where she was a member of the world renowned Australian Dance Theatre’s Youth Ensemble. Abbie relocated to Belfast in 2014 to fulfil her dream of working with ponydance and became a company member for two years. Abbie is a versatile performer and a founding member of the highly successful Yuck Circus. She also works as a choreographer with experience in dance performance along with creative research and developments, film, physical theatre and musical theatre. Abbie wishes to work with those with a vision impairment, coming from her own experiences being born with congenital glaucoma. In 2020 Abbie was awarded the National Leadership Award in Arts Access supported by the Australian Council for the Arts. Abbie continues to work in the arts and disability through advocacy. When she isn’t performing or making social change you can find her climbing around at heights as a qualified rigger and rope access technician.  Abbie Madden is Artistic Director and founder of inclusive dance and circus company Blindful. Their work My Sight – Their Sight successfully completed an Australian and  New Zealand tour in 2018.