Body of Work

Michael is an Australian dance artist.
This work is dance.
This work is dance-theatre.
This work often involves audience participation... yes, that’s right audience participation... lucky you.
This work uses states as a basis for choreography.
This work involves film as source material, as process, as medium, as outcome.
This work is embedded in fantasy.
This work is interested in you.


CHOREOGRAPHIC PROJECTS












PERFORMANCE PROJECTS


Hold Me Closer Tony Danza:
The Farm

Kier Coreographic Award, Dancehouse Melbourne
& Carriageworks Sydney, 2020



AWESOME: A state of Wonder and Fear
Liesel Zink 

La Boite Theatre and Mad Dance House residency,
Brisbane, QLD, 2019



Throttle: The Farm
Performer/Collaborator, Bleach Festival, Gold Coast QLD, 2019


The Ninth Wave: The Farm
Performer/Collaborator, Bleach Festival and Festival 18,
Gold Coast QLD, 2018



In alphabetical order: Amalia Pica
Performer/Collaborator, Institute of Modern Art (IMA),
Brisbane QLD, 2018



Setting the Score: Vanessa Mafe-Keane 
Dancer, PhD research project (QUT),
Brisbane QLD, 2018



King Roger: Oper Australia
Dancer/Performer, Arts Centre,
Melbourne VIC, 2017



Reef Up: Liz Lea
Performer/Collaborator, Queensland Music Festival touring program, 2017


Deca Dance: Ohad Naharin
Dancer/performer, STRUT Dance, State Theatre Centre WA, 2016


The Stance: Liesel Zink 
Dancer, Metro Arts, Arts QLD,
Dance Massive Open Studios, 2016
Fact of Matter:
William Forsythe

Installation Activator, QAGOMA,
directed by Phluxus2 Dance, 2019



We and the Uncertain:
Liesel Zink

Rehearsal Director, Co-creator,
Zelyonka Festival, Kiev, Ukraine, 2019



INTER: Liesel Zink
    Performer/Collaborator, Flowstate, Brisbane QLD, 2018


Detective Kazuo: Cass Mortimer-Eipper
  Performer/Collaborator, Dance Film,
Sydney NSW, 2018



Turbine: Collusion Music and Dance
Performer/Collaborator, COCA- Cairns, Melt Festival Brisbane, Shanghai Dance Festival, 2018


Balloons and Granite: Liesel Zink
Performer/Collaborator, Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM), Supercell Dance Festival, Brisbane QLD, 2018


One Land, Many Places: The Farm
Dancer, conceptual development for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, 2017


Desirelines: Collusion Music and Dance
Performer/Collaborator, Brisbane Festival, Hawthorn Arts Center VIC, 2017


The GIF of Dance: Matt Cornell
Dancer, Dirty Feet Residency, Sydney NSW, 2016


WOLF: Prying Eye Productions
Dancer, Judith Wright Centre of Performing Arts, Dance Massive Open Studios, 2016





I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands and sea on which I live, work and create. I pay my respects to all First Nations peoples and their elders past, present and future. I recognise and honour their unique connection to place, community and movement. Sovereignty was never ceded.