Name

Luke Smiles

Biography

Luke started dance training at the Miranda Kalgovas Ballet School, later completing a Bachelor of Dance at the Victorian College of the Arts. Apart from being a founding member of Chunky Move, he has also performed with Vis-a-Vis Dance Canberra, The One Extra Dance Company, Meryl Tankard's Australian Dance Theatre and Thwack.

Working under the name Motion Laboratories, Luke's music work includes composition/sound design for Nederlands Dans Theatre and some of Australia's best dance companies including Chunky Move, Australian Dance Theatre, West Australian Ballet, Dance Party Performance Group and Stompin Youth Dance Company. Luke composed for Byron Perry's A Volume Problem for Tasdance's 2006 production, Earth Beneath our Feet.