Macon Escobal Riley

Macon is an Australian-Filipino dancer and performer. Since graduating from Tertiary study at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Macon has worked on a varied range of projects with independent practitioners and contemporary dance companies.

He has performed in Co:3 Dance Company’s season of Archives of Humanity (Perth Festival 2021), Off-base Dance’s season of ‘You are’ (Perth Fringe Festival 2022), joined the team of performers in Marrugeku’s production of ‘Jurrungu Ngaan-ga’, touring nationally and internationally, Co:3 Dance Company’s season of ‘Gloria’ (Perth 2022), and West Australian Opera’s season of ‘La Traviata’ (Perth 2022).

His practice has a focus on exploring the duality of identity and is inspired by spontaneity, lineage, and evolution

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