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Genevieve Lacey

Melbourne, Australia

Genevieve Lacey works in many contexts, performing and making work across public art, dance, film, theatre. Collaborators include choreographer-director Gideon Obarzanek, filmmakers Amos Gebhardt and Sophie Raymond, arts activist Scott Rankin and singer-songwriter Paul Kelly.


Genevieve has performed at the Lindau International Convention of Nobel Laureates, for Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, on a basketball court on Thursday Island with Australian indigenous ensemble The Black Arm Band, as a concerto soloist in the Royal Albert Hall for BBC Proms and at the opening night of the London Jazz Festival. Her sound installation Pleasure Garden has been experienced by 30,000+ people in Australia and Europe and remains in repertoire for future presentations.

Genevieve has won Australian Recording Industry, Helpmann and Green Room awards, Melbourne Prize for Music and the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award.

“Best of all was Vivaldi’s C Major Recorder Concerto, played by Genevieve Lacey with a combination of sensuality, wit and mind boggling flamboyance.” – Tim Ashley The Guardian