Brendan O’Connor

Ireland-born Brendan received his accreditation as a professional performer in The Netherlands and has since settled in Melbourne. He graduated in dance from the College of Dance, Monkstown, was excepted to the Laban Centre London and the Fontys Dance Academy in the Netherlands. A trip to Ghana found his interest in a strong and psychophysical direction in his indirect connection his work in the slums of New Delhi. Brendan works closely with Tony Yap in an ongoing laboratory investigating ‘internal’ choreography informed by Asian trance practices. The most recent work is the acclaimed Dionysus Molecule premiered in Melbourne in August 2015.