Melbourne based choreographer and dancer, Stephanie Lake, graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2000 and worked with Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move and BalletLab before performing and touring extensively to festivals worldwide. She is an award-winning choreographer with commissions from companies including Sydney Dance Company and Chunky Move. Stephanie has made several large-scale public dance works involving nearly one thousand participants, worked on several music video clips including Unashamed Desire, Missy Higgins and worked in collaboration with artists Robin Fox and David Rosetzky. In 2013 Lake presented DUAL at Dance Massive and will premiere A Small Prometheus at Melbourne Festival as well as a new commission from Chunky Move. She is currently honorary Resident Director of Lucy Guerin Inc.
For Stephanie Lake — recipient of the inaugural Ausdance Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship — this recognition was a valuable affirmation that her artistic career was heading in the right direction.