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Nelson Earl



The Australian dancer, choreographer and movement coach Nelson Earl worked with Sydney Dance Company from 2015 to 2018, performing works by Alexander Ekman, Rafael Bonachela and Gabrielle Nankivell, among others. He was nominated twice as best dancer for the Helpmann Awards. He then worked with DV8 Physical Theatre on the revival of Lloyd Newson's Enter Achilles, danced a solo for the Sydney Opera House's Unwrapped program and danced and choreographed with Dancenorth from 2021. Also in 2021, he was Nicole Kidman's movement coach for the film Being the Ricardos. At Opera Ballet Flanders, he first appeared as a guest dancer in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Satyagraha. Since 2023, he has been part of the company of OBV and performed in Sharon Eyal’s Half Life.

Repertoire at OBV

  • Satyagraha (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Half Life (Sharon Eyal)

*originated the role

Update: October 2023

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