Nick Power is a Sydney based b*boy and choreographer. He is one of the leading hip hop dance artists in Australia, working professionally for the past 18 years. His dance work has toured throughout Australia, Europe, Asia and Central America and he has choreographed numerous shows with companies such as Tracks Inc and Stalker Theatre.
Nick was the recipient of the Australia Council dance residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris 2012, which inspired his first full-length independent work Cypher.
The work premiered at Darwin Festival in 2014 and has toured to Europe twice and throughout Australia. His next work, Between Tiny Cities, was developed in Australia and Cambodia and premiered in Melbourne at Dance Massive 2017. It has since been presented in Phnom Penh and Darwin Festival (2017).
Nick started out in Brisbane running his own dance space and has nurtured young and emerging dancers through workshop projects with organisations including Contact Inc, Stylin Up Indigenous hip hop festival, Stamping Ground and Schools Spectacular. He has worked extensively in regional centres and in the remote Indigenous community of Lajamanu on the Milpirri project with Tracks Dance.
Over the past 20 years he has curated grass roots, medium- and large-scale hip hop dance events working with some of Australia’s most significant venues and festivals including Carriageworks, Sydney Festival, Darwin Festival and Brisbane City Council. Nick is currently the dance curator at Campbelltown Arts Centre.