Sydney Opera House

Lucy Guerin


Background:  Born, Australia. Joined the companies of Russell Dumas (Dance Exchange) and Nanette Hassall (Danceworks). Moved to New York in 1989 for seven years. In 2002 she formed her company Lucy Guerin Inc and her works have toured to Europe, the US and Asia. In 2000 Guerin was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award. Other awards include a New York Dance and Performance Award (a ‘Bessie’) a Green Room award for ‘Best Choreography', a Helpmann Award for ‘Best Dance Work’ and an ‘Australian Dance Award’ for Best Performance by a Company’

OA repertoire: Dido and Aeneas, Il combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda, The Marriage of Figaro

Other Companies: Commissioned by Chunky Move, Ros Warby, Woo Co (Denmark), Ricochet (UK ), The Berlin Literature Festival (with poet Michael Lenz), JCDN/Hirano (Japan), Dance Works Rotterdam and Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project (USA) among others. Recent works for Lucy Guerin Inc include Untrained and Human Interest Story

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