Lee is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer who has performed in works by Lucy Guerin Inc., Trisha Brown Dance Company, Antony Hamilton, Shelley Lasica, Stephanie Lake and Byron Perry. Lee also performed in Chunky Move’s I Want to Dance Better at Parties (2004), Mortal Engine (2008), Two Faced Bastard (2010) and I Like This (2008).
In 2010, Lee was selected by the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Initiative to undertake a mentorship with American choreographer Trisha Brown, in New York City. His work P.O.V. premiered at the New York Public Library for the Rolex Arts Weekend in 2011, and was also presented for Dance Massive and Melbourne NOW. Lee also choreographed A Little Murky, for Lucy Guerin’s Pieces for Small Spaces and numerous short works for the Next Wave Festival. Most recently Lee premiered his new work Sync, commissioned by the Lyon Opera Ballet (France). Lee received a Creative Australia Fellowship in 2012, allowing him to develop his solo choreographic practice in Melbourne, New York and Beirut through 2014.
Lee is a graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts.
Class with Lee
With a combination of structured improvisations and choreographed phrases, my class will focus on finding efficient pathways through complex movement sequences, with an emphasis on the body’s natural weight and momentum to achieve this.