Liz Lea

Performer and Choreographer (Australia), London Contemporary Dance School

Liz Lea is a performer and choreographer specialising in the field of contemporary and classical Indian dance and martial arts. Based between London and Sydney for many years she now works from Canberra with Liz Lea and Co and as the Artistic Director of Canberra Dance Theatre and Associate Director at QL2, Centre for Youth Dance. Liz is also currently Choreographer in Residence at CSIRO Discovery. 

Liz has toured her solo shows, taught and choreographed internationally and has been commissioned by the Royal Opera House, Mavin Khoo, Intoto, Ballet Arabesque, QL2 Dance and many others.  

Her work with QL2 Centre for Youth Dance was awarded a 2011 Australian Dance Award for the creation of Hard Yards. In 2011 Canberra Dance Theatre won an Inclusion Award for the companies work in developing Inclusive performance opportunities for CDTeens.