Baden Hitchcock

With Bangarra Since:
2017
Family Background:
Saibai
Biography:

Baden Hitchcock’s family is from Saibai, an island of the Torres Strait.

Baden joined the company in 2017 as a Russell Page Graduate and has felt incredibly privileged to connect with family and Country through dance performance and workshops over the past year. 

Baden was part of the contemporary and classical ballet companies during his time at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts. After completing school, Baden went on to the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Dance. During his time at the VCA, he worked with a number of choreographers such as Antony Hamilton, Lee Serle, Maria Randall, Line Limosani, Rebecca Hilton and Prue Lang.

In 2016 Baden worked with Russell Dumas as part of a collection called Dance Exchange and was also invited to attend the Time Space Place Choreographic Laboratory. He was a participant of the Indigenous Residency at Arts House, Dance Massive and most recently created a work with Public Art Melbourne for their program Test sites.