Lilly King began her studies at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2015 where, after three years she received a Bachelor in Dance, majoring in ballet. As an independent, Lilly has worked with choreographer Brooke Leeder in her work STRUCTURAL DEPENDENCY (2018) and Radar (2019), METAMORPHOSIS RESIDENCY LISBON (2018), Scott Ewen’s 'Wasps At War', part of STRUT Dance's And Then Some (2019), Scott Elstermann & Shone Erskine’s BANG! BANG! (2019), Stephanie Lake’s COLOSSUS (Perth Festival 2020) & Sally Richardson's ‘MUSE’, part of SITU-8 (2020). Lilly was also awarded The Best Newcomer in Dance Award 2019 in the Performing Arts WA Awards (PAWA).