Liz Lea is a nationally and internationally recognised dance artist, choreographer and producer. Over three decades she has toured her work internationally and been commissioned in India, UK, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, USA and Kuwait. Liz was the 2017 ACT Artist of the Year and received a 2017 Australian Dance Award. She directs two Festivals – DANscienCE where dance and science meet and BOLD, which celebrates the legacy of dance across all identities. BOLD22 runs 2nd-6th March 2022.
She was a 2019 Asialink Resident with Maya Dance Theatre, Singapore. She was Artistic Director of Canberra Dance Theatre from 2010 to 2016. She has toured her one woman show RED internationally and was working as a Movement Director in Kuwait when Covid hit. In 2021 she premiered The Point and is training in Audio Description. She directs The Stellar Company, a not-for-profit arts organisation and recently launched the Chamaeleon Collective, Canberra’s first inclusive dance company. Liz is represented by Karen Gallagher and Associates, UK.