Tra Mi Dinh

Choreographer, New Breed 2023

Tra Mi Dinh (b. Darlinghurst 1993) is an Australian dancer and choreographer working across Naarm/Melbourne and Sydney/Gadigal. Tra Mi is the most recent recipient of the Keir Choreographic Award for her work The ___ in 2022, and is incredibly grateful to receive a fellowship from the late Chloe Munro AO and Lucy Guerin Inc.

As a dancer, she’s worked for artists and companies including Lucy Guerin Inc, Chunky Move, Stephanie Lake Company, Dance Makers Collective, Victoria Chiu, Joel Bray Dance, Lee Serle, Michelle Heaven, Nithya Nagarajan, Siobhan McKenna, Isabelle Beauvard, and Monica Bill Barnes & Company.

Dinh has developed her choreographic work through the support of residencies at Tasdance’ On the Island Program, Sydney Fringe’s Art in Isolation, Critical Path, March Dance, Ausdance’ DAIR program, LGI’s Moving Forward Residency, and DirtyFeet’s Out of the Studio program. She premiered her debut solo work HOLDING at March Dance in Sydney 2021, presented (UP)HOLDING at Brand X, Darlinghurst in January 2023 and at Dancehouse, Carlton April 2023.

Tra Mi studied at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) and the Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship for Most Outstanding Dancer.