David Mack is an award-winning dancer with more than 20 years of experience performing with companies including Sydney Dance Company, Rambert Dance Company. Phoenix Dance Theatre, West Australian Ballet and Co3 Contemporary Dance. Throughout his career, he has performed principal and soloist roles in works by many notable classical and contemporary choreographers, receiving a nomination for a Helpmann Award and winning a Green Room Award and Australian Dance Award for his performances in William Forsythe’s Qunitett and Rafael Bonachela’s Frame of Mind.
A tour-de-force of multidisciplinary skill, David has also worked as a choreographer, répétiteur, lecturer, model and actor. His choreographic career began with Papillon, created on and performed by the West Australian Ballet in 2009. He has gone on to become a respected teacher of choreographic, improvisation and technique workshops at dance companies and educational institutions throughout the country, currently lecturing ballet at WAAPA.
In 2019, David devised the thrillingly divergent, improvised work In-Synch in collaboration with Sandy Delasalle and Aurelien Scanella for the West Australian Ballet’s Ballet at the Quarry season. He has staged numerous works, including Rafael Bonachela’s 2 in D Minor (2014) for WAAPA’s 2018 Rise season. In 2022, David trained as a Myofascial Stretch Therapist, worked as Rehearsal Director for Australasian Dance Collective and Choreographed If, Then for Co3’s IN.HOUSE season while continuing his teaching practice throughout Australia. He joined Co3 as Artistic Associate at the start of 2023.