Luke George is an artist working in dance and performance. He grew up in Tasmania and is based between Melbourne and Brooklyn. George makes his own performance work, as well as collaborates and performs with other artists. George has a BA from the Victorian College of the Arts and has been in the works of many artists including Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, Phillip Adams BalletLab, Chunky Move and Jo Lloyd. George received Melbourne’s Greenroom Award for Best Male Dancer (2011) and recently performed with the Swedish band The Knife. George’s own works have been widely presented internationally. George was the recipient of the Melbourne Fringe Awards and the Russell Page Fellowship. George collaborates across disciplines on projects in theatre, film, live-art, socially engaged practices, and in queer club nights. George also works as a dramaturge and co-curates a regular Melbourne dance and discussion night called First Run.
“Luke George’s physical expression of our collective desire,” ABC Arts, October 15, 2013
“Dance Massive: Sunstruck, NOWNOWNOW,” Theatre Notes, March 20, 2011
For greater context and a more in-depth exploration of Luke George, collaborator Hilary Clark, and their work, click here to view a PDF of collected reviews, interviews, articles and links. A great resource for those who really want to dive into the Festival!