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Luke Currie-Richardson

Dance Artist (Alumni)

  • Murray Island

Luke is a descendant of the Kuku Yalanji and Djabugay peoples, the Munaldjali Clan of South East Queensland and the Meriam people of the Eastern Torres Strait Islands. He studied Dance at NAISDA and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at Queensland University of Technology in 2010. He joined Bangarra in 2012.

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Heritage

Luke is a descendant of the Kuku Yalanji and Djabugay peoples, the Munaldjali Clan of South East QLD and the Meriam people of the Eastern Torres Strait Islands.

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Bio

Luke is a descendant of the Kuku Yalanji and Djabugay peoples, the Munaldjali Clan of South East Queensland and the Meriam people of the Eastern Torres Strait Islands. He joined Bangarra in 2012.

Luke studied Dance at NAISDA and in 2010 commenced a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at Queensland University of Technology. Luke has danced with the Gerib Sik Torres Strait Islander Dance Group (2002) and QL2 (Quantum Leap).

In 2012 Luke appeared in Wesley Enoch's I Am Eora for Sydney Festival. That same year he joined Bangarra as a trainee dancer. His dance highlights with Bangarra are performing Blak in Vietnam and performing traditional Yolngu dances as a part of a funeral ceremony in front of the community.

Luke is honoured to be apart of the Bangarra family and aspires to be a role model for young children both Indigenous and non-Indigenous.