Matt Shilcock (Adelaide, South Australia)
FTC Completed Levels: Level 1
Matt Shilcock is a South Australian based contemporary dance theatre artist. Diagnosed at birth with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as ‘brittle bone disorder’, he spent much of his youth in a wheelchair before learning to walk at the age of fifteen. His passion for health and wellness extends from his own transition from a fulltime wheelchair user to his current practices in dance, fitness and martial arts.
Matt began performing professionally in 2009 and has since engaged with companies across Australia including Australian Dance Theatre, Murmuration, De Quincey Co, No Strings Attached Theatre for Disability, Restless Dance Theatre, Kaldor Public Arts, and internationally with Kaaos Company (FI) Mass Box (CH), Touch Compass (NZ), Full Radius (USA), Candoco (UK), Independence (UK), FreeWill Theatre (HK) and the Van L Dance Company (UK).
Matt is currently the Associate Artist of Australian Dance Theatre and continues to develop his independent practice Osteogenuine with experienced professionals like Garry Stewart, Dean Walsh, Vangelis Legakis, Leigh Warren and others.