shaun parker

Dancer & Choreographer, Australia

Shaun Parker is an award-winning choreographer, dancer, actor and counter-tenor whose work has spanned film, television and live theatre productions. He is the artistic director of Shaun Parker & Company, which he founded in 2010. Born on a grape-growing property in Mildura, and a graduate of the VCA, he performed with Meryl Tankard Australian Dance Theatre, Chunky Move, Force Majeure, Compagnie ALIAS, Sasha Waltz and Meredith Monk.

His own choreographic work has toured to 21 countries including Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Austria, Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Belgrade, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK. His choreographic works include: KING, ReMOTE, In The Zone, Am I, Happy As Larry, This Show is About People, The Yard, SPILL, TROLLEYS, Rika’s Story, My Little Garden, Blue Love, TUT, Love Installment, Tenebrae III and the award winning short films ‘The Love Trilogy’ and ‘NO’.

Parker won an Australian Dance Award for both This Show is About People, and The Yard, for his work with underprivileged teenagers in Western Sydney, the Shirley McKechnie Award for Choreography, a Green Room Award for AM I, the Argus Angel Award (UK), the Bearer of Hope Award (Germany), the Banksy Award (New Zealand), the NSW Premier’s Creative Achievement Award, and was nominated for three Helpmann Awards and the NSW Premier’s Export Awards.

shaun parker

Parker’s anti-bullying dance program into schools, and his other interactive community events have been lauded for their connection with audiences to deliver strong social impact.  He recently created choreography for a new feature film with Director Daniel Askill (Director of Sia-Chandelier) and COLLIDER production house.  Parker was awarded a Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Music and Performing Arts in 2019 for his work in dance and music. In 2020, Shaun is invited to part of the Jury for the Premio Roma Danza International Dance Competition, Italy.

Shaun Parker & Company performed Trolleys in George Town Festival 2014, and Am I in George Town Festival 2015.

shaun parker

shaun parker

Dancer & Choreographer, Australia

Shaun Parker is an award-winning choreographer, dancer, actor and counter-tenor whose work has spanned film, television and live theatre productions. He is the artistic director of Shaun Parker & Company, which he founded in 2010. Born on a grape-growing property in Mildura, and a graduate of the VCA, he performed with Meryl Tankard Australian Dance Theatre, Chunky Move, Force Majeure, Compagnie ALIAS, Sasha Waltz and Meredith Monk.

His own choreographic work has toured to 21 countries including Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Austria, Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Belgrade, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK. His choreographic works include: KING, ReMOTE, In The Zone, Am I, Happy As Larry, This Show is About People, The Yard, SPILL, TROLLEYS, Rika’s Story, My Little Garden, Blue Love, TUT, Love Installment, Tenebrae III and the award winning short films ‘The Love Trilogy’ and ‘NO’.

Parker won an Australian Dance Award for both This Show is About People, and The Yard, for his work with underprivileged teenagers in Western Sydney, the Shirley McKechnie Award for Choreography, a Green Room Award for AM I, the Argus Angel Award (UK), the Bearer of Hope Award (Germany), the Banksy Award (New Zealand), the NSW Premier’s Creative Achievement Award, and was nominated for three Helpmann Awards and the NSW Premier’s Export Awards.

Parker’s anti-bullying dance program into schools, and his other interactive community events have been lauded for their connection with audiences to deliver strong social impact.  He recently created choreography for a new feature film with Director Daniel Askill (Director of Sia-Chandelier) and COLLIDER production house.  Parker was awarded a Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Music and Performing Arts in 2019 for his work in dance and music. In 2020, Shaun is invited to part of the Jury for the Premio Roma Danza International Dance Competition, Italy.

Shaun Parker & Company performed Trolleys in George Town Festival 2014, and Am I in George Town Festival 2015.

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