The dancers of BalletLab are important collaborators in the development of new works, helping shape new works through intensive studio processes and experimentation.
Phillip Adams BalletLab works with a number of skilled performers, engaging a different team for each project. Consistently drawing from new talent emerging from Australian universities, Phillip Adams BalletLab collaborates on projects with many emerging and established practitioners in dance and other mediums.
A performer, choreographer & teacher, Deanne has been working in contemporary dance, since 1994 performing in Australia and abroad.
Ellen Davies is a Melbourne based dance artist who trained at the Victorian College of the Arts and received a Bachelor of Dance in 2013.
Matthew Day is a Choreographer and Dancer who works across various artistic mediums and cultural contexts. Matthew is invested in conceptual choreographic practices that are intensely physical and push the boundaries of dance and performance.
Luke George is a Melbourne-based dance artist who grew up in Tasmania. His work as a performer, choreographer, teacher and curator has taken him throughout Australia, North America, Europe and Asia.
Timothy is a dancer, teacher and Remedial Therapy practitioner from Melbourne, Australia. He has performed in the works of Philip Adams with BalletLab since 2004 (Fiction, Incarnation, Origami, Brindabella and Amplification) touring regularly within Australia, across the United States and around Europe.
Kyle began dancing in 1997 with Stompin Youth Dance Company performing in Grind #2 and Stompin/Danceworks collaboration Distance. In 1998 Kyle relocated to Melbourne to undertake a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts at Deakin University. He has also studied at the Victorian College of the Arts attaining a Graduate Diploma of Dramatic Arts.
Born in Brazil, Gregory is a dancer and photographer based in Melbourne. He is a theatre graduate from the University of Rio de Janeiro.
Rennie McDougall began working with Phillip Adams BalletLab while studying at the VCA in 2008, and has since collaborated with the company during developments and performances of Aviary, Miracle, Above and Amplification.
Carlee Mellow works as a choreographer, performer, and teacher of yoga and dance. Over the last 15 years she has worked in both film and live performance collaborating with many choreographers and directors, touring nationally and internationally.
Brooke Stamp maintains a rigorous practice as a performer, choreographer and teacher in Melbourne, while continuing the development of her solo choreographic practice and interdisciplinary collaborations throughout Australia and overseas.
Lilian Steiner is a Melbourne-based performer and choreographer. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts, Bachelor of Dance program in 2010, Lilian has performed with Lucy Guerin Inc., Phillip Adams’ Balletlab (Above, MONA FOMA, 2011) and in Rennie McDougall’s SUPERTONE (Next Wave Festival, 2012) for which she was nominated for a Female Dancer Greenroom Award.
Clair has been performing professionally in Australia and abroad since 2004. During this time she has worked with Melbourne based dance companies BalletLab, Chunkymove and The Australian Ballet Company.
Timothy Walsh is a Melbourne based contemporary dance artist and curator. He is a graduate of the VCA and upon his graduation was awarded the Orloff Prize for most outstanding talent.
Geoffrey Watson is a Melbourne based artist working with an interdisciplinary focus in dance and design. Geoffrey has received ongoing training and mentorship from Melbourne based couturier Maximilian since 2011.
Joanne White trained at the Graduate College of Dance in Perth, the John Neumeier Hamburg Ballet School and the Victorian College of the Arts.
Peter AB Wilson
Peter A B Wilson graduated from The Australian Ballet School in 2010. During his time there he performed lead roles in Jiří Kylián's Songs of a Wayfarer and Petal Ashmole-Miller's Snow Queen, among others.