Stuart Shugg

Stuart Shugg
MFA Fellow

Dancer and choreographer Stuart Shugg has been described by the New York Times as "lucid... with a scrupulous technique."


Shugg is an Australian dancer and choreographer who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, in 2008. In Australia he worked extensively with Russell Dumas’s Dance Exchange and Linda Sastradipradja. He has also appeared in the works of Lucy Guerin, Philip Adams, and Antony Hamilton.

Since 2011, Shugg has been living and working in New York, dancing with Jon Kinzel, Jodi Melnick, and as a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company. He’s been described in the New York Times as a “lucid dancer with scrupulous technique”, and a “dancer of uncommon grace”. His own work has been shown in NYC at Movement Research, Center for Performance Research, Gibney Dance Center, Roulette, Chez Bushwick, and Brooklyn Studios for Dance. Shugg received his MFA in Dance at Bennington in Spring 2018.