Sofie Burgoyne

Sofie is an artist and cultural worker with a background in dance and choreography who gestures towards culture and community through performance, creation, collaboration, curation, and teaching.

Sofie’s choreographic work has been presented in the USA, UK and throughout Australia and she has worked internationally as a performer with choreographers such as Miguel Pereira, Eszter Salamon, Thomas ES Kelly, Theo Clinkard and Jean Claude Gallotta. Sofie has collaborated with a number of visual artists and institutions including Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Dark Mofo, Constance ARI, Pope Alice, A Published Event, Diana Baker Smith and Seaborg, with music group “Group A”, with theatre companies Frantic Assembly, Erth Visual and Physical Inc., Terrapin Puppet Theatre and the Channel 3 (UK) television series, ‘HUMANS’.

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.

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