- With Bangarra Since:
- Family Background:
- Lucy May is a proud Danggalaba, Kulumbirigin and Tiwi woman. She was born on her Country, in Darwin, NT, and grew up on Awabakal Country in Newcastle, NSW.
Lucy attended the Hunter School of Performing Arts before studying dance as a full-time student at her local dance school. In 2018, Lucy was accepted into the University for Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where she continued her training for the next three years under the guidance of Dieter Heitkamp, Nora Kimball-Mentzos and Andrea Tallis. During her university studies, Amy was awarded a scholarship from the Tanja Liedtke Foundation.
From October 2021, Lucy was an intern dancer at the Hessian State Ballet in Wiesbaden, Germany performing works by choreographers including William Forsythe, Sharon Eyal, Gai Behar and Tim Plegge, before returning to Australia to join Bangarra in 2023.