Mitch Harvey

Mitch is a founding dancer of Co3 Contemporary Dance.

He started out performing with STEPS Youth Dance Company (2006-2009) under Sam Fox and Alice Lee Holland and trained with the Perth School of Ballet. Mitch then graduated from WAAPA with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance in 2013, where he spent six months studying abroad at the Taipei National University of the Arts.

Since graduating Mitch has performed with Leigh Warren and Dancers alongside State Opera of South Australia in the award-winning Phillip Glass Trilogy. In 2016, he was involved in the development of new work with Danielle Micich and Force Majeure.

As part of Co3 Contemporary Dance Mitch has performed in; re:Loaded (2015 & 2016) choreographed by Larissa McGowan, Gavin Webber and Raewyn Hill; Raewyn Hill’s the cry (2016); Raewyn Hill’s THE ZONE (2017); Crazy Times (2017 & 2018) with Sydney Dance Company, Chrissie Parrott & Unkempt Dance’s WA Dance Makers Project (2018); Reincarnation (2019) with West Australian Ballet & Co3 Contemporary Dance as part of West Australian Ballet’s In:Synch: Ballet at the Quarry. Most recently he performed in Raewyn Hill’s Archives of Humanity (2021) as part of Perth Festival.

In addition, Mitch performed in Token Armies (2019), Antony Hamilton’s first work as Artistic Director of Chunky Move, and in STRUT Dance’s Hofesh in the Yard, winning a Performing Arts WA Award for best male dancer.

In 2019 he was a resident artist at Lake Studios Berlin, Fremantle Arts Centre and the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre to develop new works. He has choreographed When a Woman Loves a Man (2018) Perth Fringe Festival and PIT (2020) SITU-8 presented by STRUT and Tura New Music. Mitch is the inaugural Co3 IN RESIDENCE artist and will present MindCon later this year as part of Co3’s 2021 season.