Alisdair is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer who has performed in several Chunky Move productions including Keep Everything (2012), Connected and Assembly (2011), Black Marrow (2009) and I Like This (2008).
He has also performed in works by Lucy Guerin Inc. (Structure and Sadness, Human Interest Story, Untrained, Weather, Conversation Piece), Antony Hamilton Projects (Blood and Bone, Drift, Meeting), Stephanie Lake (DUAL), Leigh Warren and dancers (Seven), Nat Cursio Co. (The Album Project), Cobie Orger (Human_Edit), Stone/Castro (Blackout) and his own works (Bromance, 525600LOVE and Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain).
Alisdair was the recipient of the 2013 Helpmann Award for Best Male Dancer (for DUAL) and the 2012 Green Room Award for Best Male Dancer for his year’s work (nominated in 2008 and 2013). He also received the 2004 Friends of the VCA Scholarship.
Alisdair is a self-taught sound designer, composer and instrument builder. His credits for sound design include works by Antony Hamilton, Chunky Move’s Next Move Program, Lucy Guerin Inc’s Pieces for Small Spaces, Australian Dance Theatre’s Ignition Tour, STOMPIN, Yellow Wheel, The VCA, Second Toe and his own works 525600LOVE and Bromance.
From 2010-13 Alisdair composed and produced three albums of music for the Australian Teachers of Dancing Contemporary/Modern syllabus for use in dance training and examination. In 2014, he received a Green Room award for Dance Composition for Black Project 2.
Alisdair trained at the Victorian College of the Arts secondary and tertiary schools.