Baden Hitchcock

With Bangarra Since:
2017
Family Background:
Saibai
Biography:

He joined Bangarra in 2017 as part of the Russell Page Graduate Program.

In 2015, Baden completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance at Victorian College of the Arts, where he worked with choreographers, including Antony Hamilton, Lee Serle, Maria Randall, Lina Limosani, Rebecca Hilton, Jacob Boehme and Prue Lang.

 

In 2016, Baden took part in Dance Massive, performing in Antony Hamilton's work Nex and was a participant of the Indigenous Choreographers Residency at Arts House, the Time Place Space Laboratory and a delegate at the Water Futures conference as part of Asiatopa, where he collaborated with scientists on dance as a means of sharing Indigenous knowledge of sustainable land and water management.

 

He choreographed In the Absence of for Yirramboi First Nations Festival supported by Public Art Melbourne and was a member of Short Black Opera company, working with Deborah Cheetham on regional workshops focused on Indigenous youth and the production of Pecan Summer (2014) in Adelaide.