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Mr. Jerry Remkes

Arts Centre Melbourne, Dance Programmer Melbourne, Australia artscentremelbourne.com.au

Biography

Jerry Remkes has been employed as Dance Programmer for Arts Centre Melbourne since 2012. Before coming to Australia, Jerry worked as Executive Producer for anoukvandijk dc, the dance company of Dutch choreographer Anouk van Dijk (currently Artistic Director of Australian contemporary dance company Chunky Move).

Curatorial Statement

Arts Centre Melbourne is Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts centre. Last year we staged more than 4,000 performances and events to more than 2.7 million people. For the dance program, Arts Centre Melbourne focuses on medium to large scale companies, presenting work for a wide audience. Companies that performed at Arts Centre Melbourne are amongst others The Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, Netherlands Dance Theatre, Momix and Pilobolus; coming up in the next few months are New Zealand Dance Company and Sadler’s Wells / Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.