Rikki Mason

With Bangarra Since:
Family Background:
Rikki is a descendant of the Kullili people from South West Queensland and is from Inverell in Northern New South Wales.

Rikki grew up playing football and studying Koshiki Karate and was named Junior World Champion in 2000.

He took his first dance class in 2007 at the age of 17 and went on to train at the Australian Dance Performance Institute (ADPI) and L’Ecole-Atelier Rudra-Bejart and the Bejart Ballet Company in Switzerland.

Rikki has performed with the Brisbane City Youth Ballet, Lucid Dance Theatre and Television shows including Everybody Dance Now (2012) and So You Think You Can Dance (2014).

Rikki joined Bangarra in 2014 and has since toured nationally (in Patyegarang, lore and OUR land people stories), regionally (Kinship, Spirit and Terrain) and internationally (Holland, Turkey, France and USA).

“In no other company’s work are past and present so potently, inextricably intertwined”

The Australian