Brendan O’Connor

Brendan O’ Connor (Ireland/Australia)

Ireland born, Brendan received his accreditation as a professional performer in The Netherlands, and has since settled in Melbourne. He graduated in dance at 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 strong and psycho-physical direction in his consequent connection his work in the slums of New Delhi. Brendan works closely with Tony Yap in 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.