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LUCY GUERIN INC Lucy Guerin Inc is an Australian dance company established in Melbourne in 2002 to create and tour new dance works. Renowned for the skill and originality of its small group of performers, it’s a flexible organisation dedicated to challenging and extending the art of contemporary dance. lucyguerininc.com Facebook Lucy Guerin Inc Twitter @lucyguerininc Instagram @lucyguerininc The Dark Chorus Bar is proudly supported by Parkhill Cellars and Frank Wild. Lucy Guerin Inc is also a major influence on the growing identity of Australian dance, which stems from the Company’s research into choreographic practice supported through several studio-based initiatives for independent artists. In early 2017 the Company will tour its acclaimed work Motion Picture to Paris, Düsseldorf, Brugge, Reims and Orléans. In February Lucy Guerin Inc and Dancenorth will premiere Attractor in ASIA Topa at Arts Centre Melbourne. A new duet, Split, will premiere in Dance Massive in March 2017. Artistic Director Lucy Guerin Executive Producer Annette Vieusseux Company Manager Claire Bradley Duke Resident Director 2016 Jo Lloyd Admin Assistant Alexandra Macalister-Bills Lucy Guerin Inc is supported by multi-year funding from the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, and the City of Melbourne. The first creative development of The Dark Chorus was supported by the Besen Family Foundation. The Dark Chorus Syndicate In 2016 seven forward-thinking, big-hearted individuals joined The Dark Chorus Syndicate, a circle of arts lovers directly providing our artists with the support they need to really shine on stage. Lucy Guerin Inc’s sincere thanks and gratitude go out to Michael Agar, Gillian and Ian McDougall, Sarah Miller, Chloe Munro, Brad Spolding and Sally Uglick. Board Chloe Munro (Chair), Ian McDougall (Deputy Chair), Margaret Parker (Treasurer), Lucy Guerin (Secretary), Elly Bloom, Robin Fox and Amy Henderson MELBOURNE FESTIVAL Provoking and inspiring, Melbourne Festival seeks to connect art forms, people and ideas. At the heart of Melbourne’s culture of creativity, we curate unique experiences that bring people together and break new ground in culture and the arts. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia’s leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international and Australian events in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia, free and outdoor events. IMAGES | Gregory Lorenzutti With support from Artistic Director Jonathan Holloway Executive Director Kath M Mainland CBE 06—23 OCTOBER 2016 www.festival.melbourne Facebook melbournefestival Twitter @melbfestival Instagram @melbfestival #melbfest