Name

Jack Riley

Biography

Jack Riley 2017

Jack Riley is a recent graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, BFA in dance, at 22 years of age and over ten years of contemporary dance experience he is largely influenced by his specialized training in elite competitive Judo representing Australia at National and international level. He has laid a foundation in Melbourne choreographically and as a performer, he has presented work at the Melbourne Fringe festival multiple times and nominated for best dance award for 2016. He also collectively choreographed a commissioned work for the National Portrait gallery in Canberra. His performing career has led him to work with work with artists such as Lee Serle, David Rozetsky, and Jo Lloyd. He worked for Tasdance on their work Fragile Matters with Paul Blackman and Christine Gouzelis (Jukstapoz). He has worked with Opera Australia on King Roger as a performer. He presented his second full length work Contact at QL2 theatre Gorman house in Canberra in June 2017. In the coming years Jack hopes to further investigate movement, choreography, art and consequently how they relate to the world.