Andrew is a founding dancer of Co:3 Australia. Andrew pursued dance at Terry Simpson Studios. After graduating high school, Andrew trained full-time at the New Zealand School of Dance (2010-2012) and received a Diploma in Dance Performance. Andrew worked with Raewyn Hill at Dancenorth in 2013 and 2014, performing and touring with the company throughout Queensland, Tasmania and New Zealand. 

Whilst at Dancenorth, he also danced for choreographers Gavin Webber and Huang Yi, collaborating alongside Tasdance for the 2014 season of Threefold: Webber/Hill/Huang Yi.  Andrew has worked with Tasdance on their 2015 Luminous Flux season with works by Tanja Liedtke and Byron Perry, touring Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales. 

Most recently Andrew performed in Garry Stewart’s Reincarnation, a collaboration with Co:3 Australia and West Australian Ballet as part of In-Synch: Ballet at the Quarry 2019.  In 2018, he performed in WA Dance Makers Project in works by Chrissie Parrott and Unkempt Dance. He has also been working with Sydney-based artist Brianna Kell in developing a new independent work VOID. 

Since joining Co:3 Australia Andrew has performed in Co:3 Australia’s re:Loaded (2015 & 2016), choreographed by Larissa McGowan, Gavin Webber and Raewyn Hill. Andrew also performed in Raewyn Hill’s the cry (2016), Frank Enstein (2017 & 2018) made by THE FARM, in collaboration with Co:3 Australia, Raewyn Hill’s THEZONE (2017), THE LINE (209) co-directed by Raewyn Hill & Mark Howett.

 

Rita Clarke

/ The Australian

"Most Outstanding Dancer 2016 - Andrew Searle, guest artist in Co3's re:Loaded"

Margaret Mercer

/ Dance Australia

"With Andrew Searle brilliantly heading the pack, the dancers displayed commendable endurance and physical agility as they lunged and charged to a rousing musical climax.”

Vanya Bromilow

/ Seesaw Magazine

“As the guest artist, Andrew Searle shines”

Margaret Mercer

/ Dance Australia

"Searle was powerful, graceful and lithe."

Nina Levy

/ Seesaw Magazine

"Searle moved through his mass of spirals with his trademark grace."

Nerida Dickinson

/ Artshub

“More established performers in Associate Artist Ella-Rose Trew and Guest Artist Andrew Searle demonstrate their capabilities with leading roles in small groups, holding attention with their personal presence as well as controlled physicality.”