Antony Hamilton

Australia

About

Antony Hamilton is an Australian choreographer. His multi-award winning performances involve a sophisticated melding of movement, sound and visual design. As a dancer, he has worked extensively throughout Australia and overseas, predominantly with Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin Inc and Australian Dance Theatre (ADT), winning numerous awards including the prestigious Helpmann Award for Best Male Dancer (2009).

As a Choreographer, he has worked both in Australia and abroad creating works for Skanes Dansteater (Sweden) The Lyon Opera Ballet (France), Chunky Move, Australian Dance Theatre, Dancenorth, LINK, The Victorian College of the Arts, Stompin, Rogue and The New Zealand School of Dance, amongst others.

 Antony's independent works include Blazeblue Oneline (2008), Drift (2010), Black Project 1 (2012) and Black Project 2 (2013), MEETING (2015) and NYX (2015). His major commissions include Sentinel (Skanes Dansteater, 2016), Keep Everything (Chunky Move, 2012), I Like This (co-directed by Byron Perry for Chunky Move, 2008), RGB (Australian Dance Theatre, 2010), and Black Project 3 (Lyon Opera Ballet, 2010). 

Antony was inaugural recipient of the Russell Page Fellowship in 2004, the Tanja Liedtke Fellowship in 2009 and is an Australia Council for the Arts and Sidney Myer Fellow. In 2014 he was the guest dance curator at The National Gallery or Victoria and was the inaugural Honorary Resident Director of Lucy Guerin Inc. In 2015, he premiered two new works, MEETING (for Dance Massive) and NYX (for Melbourne Festival). In 2016, he was commissioned to create a work for Swedish company, Skanes Dansteater.

Alongside the continued touring of his internationally acclaimed work, MEETING, Antony is developing a number of new works. In 2017 he will premiere a commission for France's La Comete, They Want New Language, and his first work for gallery spaces, The Number of the Machine for RMIT University Gallery in Melbourne.

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