Award-winning hip hop choreographer Robby Graham joins the 2017 Castlemaine State Festival as one of a number of internationally respected artists and mentors working with students at the Castlemaine Secondary College. Robby is working to create a thought-provoking and spectacular dance theatre work for the Festival’s Opening Night public performance.

In 2015, Robby was selected as the Kevin Spacey Foundation UK Artist of Choice for Dance. Also in 2015, he created a large-scale professional/community mass dance piece ‘Rush’ for The Cultural Spring in the UK. Robby has presented his work at Breakin’ Convention, British Dance Edition and the San Francisco International Hip Hop Festival

The Castlemaine State Festival is delighted to welcome Robby Graham, who is assisted with support from the British Council, and the Arts Council of England through the ‘Artists International Development Fund’.

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