Bradley Chatfield

'Us 50' Alumnus Dancer

Born in Mordialloc, Bradley is a descendant of the Kamilaroi people. Upon graduating from The Australian Ballet School, Bradley joined the Hong Kong Ballet. In 1991 he accepted a position with Sydney Dance Company under the direction of Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon, remaining with the Company until 2009 and performing full Company repertoire to great acclaim. Bradley joined Dancenorth as their Rehearsal Director in 2010 for all main stage works, as well as working with the Community & Education team, touring regionally, nationally and internationally. In 2014 Bradley joined the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts as the Head of Dance. During this period his students enjoyed numerous successes with placements at Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year and residencies in Canada and Europe. Bradley is now Head of Contemporary Development at Transit Dance in Melbourne.