Lewis Major is an award-winning choreographer and creative entrepreneur originally from the deep south of regional South Australia. After growing up on a farm shearing sheep and driving tractors, he finds it somewhat ironic to now be working in the most maligned and misunderstood sector of the arts industry: Contemporary Dance. He is the only dance artist he’s ever heard of who can shear a sheep and has travelled to all three axis-of-evil countries.
As a performer and dance maker, he has worked with and alongside Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Russell Maliphant, Shaun Parker, Hans van Den Broeck/Cie Soit and was a founding member of Aakash Odedra Company. With an extensive back catalogue of award-winning choreographies, he has created and staged his own work on six continents. Lewis is passionate about creating high-quality arts experiences and delivering them to the widest possible range of audiences.