Performing with Hiromi Tango and Dylan Martorell as part of the Closing Celebration on Sun 23 Oct, 4pm-6pm.
Benjamin Hancock is a Melbourne-based dancer and choreographer. He graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2008 with a Bachelor of Dance.
He is a much sought after performer and has worked with some of Australia’s leading choreographers in contemporary dance, including Lucy Guerin Inc (The Dark Chorus 2016), Sue Healey (ON VIEW, 2015), Prue Lang (SPACEPROJECT 2015), Antony Hamilton (Keep Everything National Tour, 2014, 2012), Martin del Amo (Slow Dances For Fast Times, 2013), Narelle Benjamin (Course, 2013), Gideon Obarzanek/Chunky Move (Assembly, 2011) and Lucy Guerin Inc (Untrained Regional Tour, 2011).
Other Artists include: Anthony Breslin, Belle Bassin, Brous, Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes, Cobie Orger, David Wells, Dirty Three, Francis Rings, FUR Hairdressing, Garrett and Will Huxley, James Welsby, Katie Noonan & The Captains, Kirsha Kaechele (MONA Gallery), Lee Serle, Opera Australia, Paul Malek, Richard Nylon, Sex On Toast, Strut and Fret, Super Wild Horses, Supple Fox, Tanzer, Tristan Meecham, Vertical Shadows and 2ndToe Dance Collective.
His recent performance credits include ‘The Dark Chorus’ Lucy Guerin Inc - Melbourne Festival and ‘I Can Eat Glass' Belle Bassin, Heidi Gallery.
Benjamin is also a prolific solo performer, having presented work for Kirsha Kaechele MONA Gallery & Prospect 3 New Orleans Biennale, Chunky Move’s Next Move ‘Princess’, Melbourne Now National Gallery of Victoria, and Lucy Guerin Inc.’s Pieces For Small Spaces. Benjamin has received a 2015 Green Room Award nomination for Outstanding Male Dancer for PRINCESS and has received two Green Room Awards for Music, Sound Design and Performance (Alisdair Macindoe) and Visual Design (Costume: Jack Hancock, Lighting: Bosco Shaw).