Joel Bray

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'Daddy' by Joel Bray. Photograph by James Henry.


Joel Bray is a proud Wiradjuri dancer, writer and performance-maker. Joel uses a contemporary toolbox to breathe life into ancient ritual practice to create work that surfs between spoken text and textured improvisation movement. His work is conversational and confessional and is often made for intimate settings that create unique person-to-person encounters between performer and audience. His work Biladurang (Best Performance 2017 Melbourne Fringe) is touring nationally. Dharawungara was commissioned and produced by CHUNKY MOVE to five-star reviews. Trained at NAISDA and WAAPA, Joel was engaged as a technical and virtuosic dancer with companies in Europe and Israel, including Hofesh Shechter and Yoram Karmi. Joel Bray has danced and toured with CHUNKY MOVE since 2014.

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'Daddy' by Joel Bray, 2018. Photograph by Bryony Jackson.

Current Programs

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CONVERSATION: Disrupting Narratives of Sexuality with Joel Bray and Samara Hersch

Oct 20 - Oct 20
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WORKSHOP: Joel Bray - Dancing Autobiography

Oct 18 - Oct 18
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Daddy - Joel Bray

Oct 17 - Oct 19