Steph Spillett

Steph Spillett

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Specialising in youth. Involved in diverse methods of training, facilitation and creation of performances. Provide a training ground for skill development for emerging choreographers and local dancers of diverse backgrounds. Creating opportunities for participation in dance.

Spillett is currently the Youth Dance Animateur at Tracks Dance Company and is privileged to be living and working on Larrakia country.

They started their journey with Tracks in their teenage years participating in youth development programs, teaching hip hop dance classes and through artistic mentorship. 

Spillett completed a Bachelor of Arts at Deakin University, Melbourne (2019) and a Diploma of Fitness & Coaching (2016), merging the two in their practice, promoting inclusiveness, creative expression and exercise in a safe space. 

Upon returning to Darwin, Spillett was a successful recipient of the NXT Gen Arts grant which paved the pathway for their career, developing and exploring their independent practice through the continuing mentorship with Tracks. Their first commissioned work debut ‘At Night We Talk’ was seen in Tracks’ triple bill show Chasing The Moon. Their development work “Clock On Clock Off” was presented at Darwin Fringe '22. They were a panel guest for the Sugarbag Festival - ‘Queerly Beloved’ 22’, Pride Festival Weekend ‘Old School vs New School 22’ and was the Cultural Production Assistant for the Filipino Festival ‘Hala Bira 22’. 

Featured in the world premiere of Kuya James’ work Hymns for The Witching Hour, 2023’ which received ‘Best Performance Award’ at the NT Performing Art Awards. Spillett was also a performer and panelist for Palmerston Youth Pride Festival '23, continuing their advocacy for young people and the queer community.

As the Youth Dance Animateur, Spillett leads school workshops across the NT and school holiday programs. With a desire to continue the connection between the Filipino community and Tracks, Spillett created a Filipino Youth event  ‘Bayanihan - A Day of Cultural Dance and Hip-Hop’ (2022), a day to learn about culture, dance, eat and connect. 

Spillett was awarded the Northern Territory Performing Arts, Young Achievers Award, 2023. 


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