Brian Lucas is a Brisbane-based performer, choreographer, director, teacher, writer and arts-advocate whose career spans over 35 years. Trained in both dance and theatre, he has a national reputation for creating and performing provocative, powerful and intelligent works that bridge the divide between the two forms. Since 1995, he has created a number of critically and publicly acclaimed full-length solo works including “Underbelly”, “book of revelations”, “Performance Anxiety”, “monster”, “Frightening Livestock” and "De Profundis" (in collaboration with David Fenton).
In addition to his substantial solo practice, Brian has worked with many of Australia’s and the world’s most well-known performance-makers and presenters including Chunky Move, Finucane + Smith, All The Queen’s Men, DV8 Physical Theatre, La Boite Theatre, Metro Arts, Brisbane Powerhouse, NORPA, Pentimento Productions, RAD Theatre, Blue Roo Theatre, Michelle Heaven, Liz Lea, KAGE Theatre, David Fenton, Clare Dyson, Fran Barbe and Guests, ChamberMade Opera, Circa, Rock'n'Roll Circus, Dance North, Motherboard Productions, The Queensland Ballet, Queensland Theatre Company, Opera Queensland, QL2 Centre for Youth Dance, EDC and Expressions Dance Company.
Brian has also taught and lectured at numerous institutions over the past 20 years, including QUT, University of Canberra, Griffith University, Southbank Institute, Brisbane Academy of Music Theatre, and the Aboriginal Centre of Performing Arts.
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