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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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ARE YOU AN ARTIST INTERESTED IN SHOWING AT FIRST RUN? We have an open call out for artists who would like to show work at First Run – a program held at our West Melbourne studio five times a year, with two artists sharing 10 – 15 minutes of their work. This could take onContinue Reading

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We are delighted to announce our 2016 Studio Residents as: Sarah Aiken Chloe Chignell Tim Darbyshire Prue Lang Our four studio residents will each receive two weeks in-kind studio space here at the Lucy Guerin Inc studio. In addition to our main residents we are now offering a new program called Out of Time Residencies – which provides studio space outside ofContinue Reading

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Five mornings of yoga with contemporary dancer, choreographer and yoga teacher Jo Lloyd. Jo will lead a two hour intermediate Vinyasa Yoga class tailored for dancers, incorporating pranayama and asana, focusing on balancing the energy of the mind and body to lay the foundations for more advanced postures. An energising and mindful week of practiceContinue Reading

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LGI Yoga Intensive 2016

BOOK TICKETS NOW Lucy Guerin Inc presents Pieces for Small Spaces – our annual performances season, presenting 5 new works, from 5 local choreographers, to support the thriving contemporary dance scene in Melbourne. 2015 CHOREOGRAPHERS James Batchelor | Tessa Broadby | Amber McCartney | Emily Robinson | Carly Sheppard Pieces for Small Spaces is aContinue Reading

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Arts festival favourite UNTRAINED is on the road again!! Tonight, the much loved Lucy Guerin Inc production will make its German premiere at Theater im Pfalzbau in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Having delighted international audiences since 2010, this production contrasts two “Untrained” Australian men – Jake Shackleton, Michael Dunbar – against two of our most skilled contemporary dancers,Continue Reading

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Choreography by Lucy Guerin
Performers: from left to right, Ross McCormack, Jake Shackleton, Michael Dunbar,  Alisdair Macindoe
BAM Fisher (Fishman Space)
November 27, 2012
Photo Credit: Julieta Cervantes

2016 STUDIO RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Making a new contemporary dance work? Need studio space? Lucy Guerin Inc is offering 4 Studio Residencies for choreographers at our studio in West Melbourne in 2016. There will be no presentation outcome to this initiative but artists are encouraged to arrange a showing of the work they develop at the studioContinue Reading

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Over the next couple of months we have a huge amount of activity overseas in addition to Lucy’s work on Macbeth at the Young Vic. UNTRAINED – Australian contemporary dance focus in Germany We have toured Untrained internationally since 2010 – In October Untrained will have its German premiere at Theater im Pfalzbau in Ludwigshafen with dancers Lee SerleContinue Reading

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First Run returns on Monday 14th September – The evening has an informal setting, with two artists sharing 10 – 15 minutes of their work. This may include initial draft ideas, works in progress, the development of an ongoing practice or an investigation into a particular working method, (such as solo practice, improvisation, collaboration or danceContinue Reading

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Lucy Guerin Inc offers full time Company class, Monday – Friday when the Company are in full time rehearsal or during a creative development period. These are open to ex dancers, students at a tertiary level, recent graduates and current professionals. Lucy Guerin will be developing a new work from 17 Aug until 11 Sep. ClassContinue Reading

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Company Class timetable Aug 2015

First Run returns this Monday 27th July with some exciting artists, including one of our recent Studio Residents, Liz Dunn. With Jo Lloyd as our Guest Facilitator it is set to be an inspiring night of dance discussion. Presenting artists: Liz Dunn and Corey Pugh Janie Gibson Facilitators: Paea Leach Jo Lloyd (Guest) Date: Monday 27 July 2015Continue Reading

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