Jack Riley is a recent graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts VCA, BFA in dance.
At 22 years of age, with 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 is currently working for Tasdance company on their new work Fragile Matters with Paul Blackman and Christine Gouzelis (Jukstapoz). Later in the year he will be working with the Australian Opera on a new production King Roger (May) as a performer, following that presenting his second full length workContact at QL2 theatre Gorman house in Canberra (June). In the coming years Jack hopes to further investigate movement, choreography, art and consequently how they relate to the world.