Shaun Parker & Company
Shaun Parker & Company is an exhilarating and bold Sydney-based dance company led by award winning Artistic Director and Choreographer Shaun Parker. The Company creates critically acclaimed contemporary dance productions, which are internationally renowned for their integration of stimulating choreographic forms, arresting musical scores, and theatrical invention.
Prominent works in recent years include the large-scale MFI productions Am I, co-commissioned by Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne Festivals and presented internationally in Germany, Sweden, Luxembourg and Malaysia. Happy as Larry, co-commissioned by Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and New Zealand International Arts Festivals, which then toured internationally to 37 cities in 9 countries and to 12 regional centres in NSW; and This Show is About People, co-commissioned by Sydney and Melbourne Festivals. The Australian Dance Award winning youth dance work The Yard; and dynamic outdoor dance works Trolleys and Spill, which both premiered at the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Shaun Parker & Company has won two Australian Dance Awards, the Shirley McKechnie Award for Choreography at the Green Room Awards, the Premier's NSW Creative Award, the Bearer of Hope Award in Tanz Germany, the Banksy Award in New Zealand, and the Argus Angel Award in the UK.