Lee SerleCollaborator and Dancer - Aether, Corridor, Weather / Dancer - Structure and Sadness
Lee is a Melbourne based choreographer, performer and teacher. He creates work in varied contexts and forms; including dances for the stage, site-specific, interactive performance installations, and solo works. Since 2004 Lee has collaborated and performed in works by Lucy Guerin Inc., Chunky Move (Gideon Obarzanek), Trisha Brown Dance Company, Antony Hamilton, Shelley Lasica, Stephanie Lake and Byron Perry, touring extensively worldwide.
His works have been presented in Australia, USA, France and Lebanon, and has been commissioned to create new works for the Lyon Opera Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, Lucy Guerin Inc., Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Next Wave, and the Victorian College of the Arts.
Lee was Protégé in Dance for the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative 2010-11; mentored by seminal American choreographer Trisha Brown. Through this initiative he created and performed new work with the company, and toured within the USA and internationally.
An inaugural recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Australia Fellowship in 2012, Lee embarked on a research and development period for 2 years of solo choreographic practice Mentored by Tere O’Connor (New York). Following this he has been an artist in residence at ACCA, culminating in his solo work 60 Second Dances, for the Framed Movements exhibition for the 2014 Melbourne Festival.
Currently Lee is developing 2 new works in Melbourne, and collaborating on a new project with the Zoukak Theatre Company in Beirut, Lebanon.