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CHRISTOPHER MILLS

Dancer

Born in Wellington, Christopher studied at the New Zealand School of Dance, graduating in 2016 with a Diploma in Dance Performance.

While studying, Christopher had the opportunity to perform works by many influential choreographers, including Malia Johnston’s Minatures, Kuik Swee Boon’s As it Faces, Sarah Foster-Sproull’s Forgotten Things and Thomas Bradley’s Conditions of Entry.

In 2016, Christopher was invited by Artistic Director Garry Stewart to join Australian Dance Theatre’s professional ensemble. Shortly after he graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance. Christopher made his debut to the company in ADT’s Rough Draft, performing in pieces choreographed by ADT company members and artists from the independent sector.

In 2017 he performed in Garry Stewart’s Doppelganger, a piece featured as part the Art Gallery of South Australia’s exhibition Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time. He then performed in the company’s Melbourne premiere season of Be Your Self, followed by a national tour of Be Your Self Redux to Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. Later that year he performed in the premiere season of The Beginning of Nature in Colombia, South America at the DeLaMarTheater.

In 2018, Christopher performed in the Australian national tour of The Beginning of Nature, across SA, NT, WA, NSW and TAS as well as the international tour throughout Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium.