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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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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Lucy Guerin Inc
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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Lucy Guerin Inc (image credit Byron Perry)
Byron Perry

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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Lucy Guerin Inc has submitted a letter to the Senate Inquiry into the last two federal arts budgets, following recent announcements of cuts to arts funding in Australia. Read our letter to the Senate Inquiry here. You can read more submissions online and keep up to date with the call for action on the National Association forContinue Reading

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FIRST RUN #2 – MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2015 We are delighted to announce Paea Leach as the new Facilitator to take the First Run reigns in 2015. Paea will be taking on the role of Facilitator alongside a different rotating Guest Facilitator each month – to encourage new connections to artists and develop different formatsContinue Reading

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Lucy Guerin Inc has grave concerns over the recent announcement of reallocation of arts funding away from the Australia Council for the Arts to the newly established National Programme for Excellence in the Arts. This fund will be administered directly through government and will not involve peer review to make its decisions regarding which artistsContinue Reading

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