About

Nick Power – Choreographer

Nick Power is a Sydney based b*boy and choreographer. He is one of the leading hip hop dance artists in Australia, working professionally for the past 18 years. His dance work has toured throughout Australia, Europe, Asia and Central America and he has choreographed numerous shows with companies such as Tracks Inc and Stalker Theatre. Nick was the recipient of the Australia Council dance residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris 2012, which inspired his first full-length independent work Cypher. The work premiered at Darwin Festival in 2014 and has toured to Europe twice and throughout Australia. Nick started out in Brisbane running his own dance space and has nurtured young and emerging dancers through workshop projects with organisations including Contact Inc, Stylin Up Indigenous hip hop festival, Stamping Ground and Schools Spectacular. He has worked extensively in regional centres and in the remote Indigenous community of Lajamanu on the Milpirri project with Tracks Dance. Over the past 20 years he has curated grass roots, medium- and large-scale hip hop dance events working with some of Australia’s most significant venues and festivals including Carriageworks, Sydney Festival, Darwin Festival and Brisbane City Council. Nick is currently the dance curator at Campbelltown Arts Centre.

 

Erak Mith – Dancer

Erak Mith is a Phnom Penh b*boy who developed his craft at Tiny Toones School. He started dancing at the age of 8, supported by Artistic Director and General Manager KK and Short. Erak has worked with some of the leading hip-hop choreographers in the world presenting work in Europe and Australasia. Erak has participated in the Cambodian and Australian Hip Hop Exchange for the last three years. He is also a teacher and mentor at Tiny Toones and Phnom Penh International Schools providing dance workshops for young people from 5- 15 years

Aaron Lim – Dancer

Aaron Lim is a Darwin-born b*boy who has been breaking since 2007. He developed his skills through taking part in a range of programs at Tracks Dance Company, performing in their yearly shows including Struck, Cook Queen Kelly and Zombies in the Banyan Tree. Aaron has a long-standing relationship with internationally-renowned b*boy and choreographer Nick Power. He has undertaken a range of activities with Nick including attending key dance events in Sydney and undertaken a mentorship in South Korea while Nick created a new work with Stalker Theatre. From this Aaron has begun to develop his own choreographic practice undertaking a residency at Tracks Dance in 2016. Aaron has also been teaching since 2010 in schools, with Corrugated Iron Youth Arts and within Indigenous communities with Artback NT. Aaron competes in battles with his crew D*City Rockers including Platform 4 (Sydney), Battle at the Lighthouse (Darwin), and Radikal Forze Jam (Singapore). Aaron has participated in the Cambodian and Australian Hip Hop Exchange for the last three years

 

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