Garry Lester

Garry Lester, PhD, works in the field of movement-based performance practice and education, with more than 35 years experience as a teacher, choreographer, performer and academic. He is a descendant of the Wonnarua people of the Hunter Valley and has recently worked as Traditional Indigenous Dance project officer for ArtBack NT and as principal writer for the NAISDA Dance College course reaccreditation process. His articles have been published widely in ‘Brolga—an Australian journal about dance’, and his monograph, ‘Regarding Margaret Barr’ is awaiting publication.



Volatile grace

New Zealand dancer and choreographer Douglas Wright has been inspirational for many dancers with his innovative approach to both the creative process and to embodying the movement.