Sofie Burgoyne is an artist with a background in dance and choreography who feels home in Walyalup / Fremantle and Lisboa, Portugal. Sofie gestures towards culture and community with performance, creation, collaboration, curation and teaching. Sofie has a special interest in body-based, live performance, where ways of being in the world including a sociality, experiencing, remembering and desiring can be felt, examined, rehearsed and / or critiqued.
In 2021, Sofie completed a Masters in Choreography with a specialisation in New Performative Practices at Stockholm University of the Arts and previously completed a Graduate Diploma of Art in Public Space at RMIT University (2019) and a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (2006).
Recent artist credits include a curatorial role for ‘Rehearsing the future’ at Contemporary Art Tasmania, authoring a publication ‘Red Sandstone’ for A Published Event’s ‘Lost Rocks’ project as well as the choreography and staging of ‘Close Encounters’ for Pope Alice at Dark Mofo 2021.