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Lucy Guerin Inc is an Australian dance company established in Melbourne in 2002 to create and tour new dance works. Renowned for the skill and originality of its small group of performers, it is a flexible organisation dedicated to challenging and extending the art of contemporary dance. The company is committed to the exploration of everyday events and the redefinition of the formal concerns of dance.

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LGI Residency applications are still open! These studio residencies of one to four weeks will take place during 2019 at our stunning new WXYZ Studios in North Melbourne. Deadline for submission: 5pm, Thursday 10 January 2019. Here’s how to apply: STEP 1 – Download and read the LGI Residency Info Sheet. You’ll find information on what’sContinue Reading

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Dancers at WXYZ Studios
17th December, 2018

LGI RESIDENCY: JACK RILEY

Jack Riley was our LGI Artist-in-Residence at WXYZ Studios from 17 to 21 December 2018. About Jack’s LGI Residency This aim of this LGI residency was to develop content for a future dance work that seeks to blend fashion, musical composition and the visual arts. The project is a collaboration with Robert Downie (sound) and AndrewContinue Reading

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Dancer in black
10th December, 2018

LGI AUDITION

DANCERS ARE INVITED TO AUDITION FOR LUCY GUERIN’S NEW WORK METAL! This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of Australia’s leading choreographers. Lucy Guerin Inc is seeking dancers for the Company’s new work Metal, a collaboration with Indonesian heavy metal choir Ensemble Tikoro which is set to premiere in 2020. Auditions will beContinue Reading

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10th December, 2018

LGI RESIDENCY: ALICE HEYWARD

Alice Heyward was LGI Artist-in-Residence at WXYZ Studios from 10 to 21 December 2018. Please note: this blog post contains images of a genuine Caesarian section. About Alice’s LGI Residency This LGI residency is a research of a new work Intensive Care (working title). Here’s what Alice said of the project on the eve of herContinue Reading

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Alice Heyward headshot
15th November, 2018

LGI RESIDENCY: AMANDA LEVER

Amanda Lever was the first LGI ‘Out of Time’ Artist-in-Residence to work at WXYZ Studios. She was in residence from 5 November until 21 December. About Amanda’s LGI Residency This LGI residency was Amanda’s second development of a new work, Body Acousmonium. The project is a collaboration with sound artist, Gillian Lever and is supportedContinue Reading

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Amanda Lever rehearsing

Lucy Guerin Inc and dance researchers from the Digital Studio at the University of Melbourne will launch two new digital platforms that showcase the incredible depth and range of the Lucy Guerin Inc archive. At the launch event at WXYZ Studios on Tuesday 13 November 2018, Rachel Fensham and the Digital Heritage team from Digital StudioContinue Reading

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Lucy Guerin image from Digital Archive
Johan Elbers

Caroline Meaden is our LGI Artist-in-Residence at WXYZ Studios from 5 November until 23 November. Image Credit: Bryony Jackson – Let’s Go Up Here – FOLA, Arts House (2018) About Caroline’s LGI Residency This LGI residency is an initial development period for a new work. The project is a collaboration with sound designer/composer/singer, Emah Fox, andContinue Reading

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Caroline Meaden performing

After more than a decade at the much-loved Batman Street studio, Lucy Guerin Inc are moving to North Melbourne to establish a new home for contemporary dance-making: WXYZ Studios. With two purpose-designed dance studios, this exciting development will enable the company to offer even greater opportunities to the thriving contemporary dance scene in Melbourne. FromContinue Reading

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WXYZ Studios Melbourne

Lucy Guerin Inc’s extraordinary duet work, Split, is set to continue its globetrotting touring schedule for the rest of 2018. First stop is Japan, where award-winning dancers Lilian Steiner and Melanie Lane will perform the critically-acclaimed work as part of the Dance New Air festival. Next up are some high-profile dates in the USA startingContinue Reading

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Lucy Guerin Dance Duet Split
Gregory Lorenzutti

                      It’s finally time to announce the second leg of the 2018 international tour of Lucy Guerin’s critically acclaimed work Split! Following the tour of Split to Indonesia, Australia and Europe in August and September, the company will head to Japan and the US to share thisContinue Reading

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Gregory Lorenzutti