Stephen Agisilaou

STEPHEN AGISILAOU IS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S MOST PROLIFIC DANCE THEATRE CREATORS, WHOSE CHOREOGRAPHY HAS BEEN COMMISSIONED ALL OVER THE WORLD. HIS ANTHOLOGY OF REPERTOIRE AND DIVERSE TRAINING HAS KEPT HIM AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE INDUSTRY, FROM MUSIC VIDEOS, LARGE-SCALE ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS, MUSICAL THEATRE & CONTEMPORARY BALLET.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Stephen is currently working as Artistic Director for The Palm Springs Dance Project in California, in 2022 he was also on the preliminary judging panel for the world renowned McCallum Theatre’s Palm Desert Choreography Festival. Stephen choreographed The Berkshire Opera Festivals summer season and worked closely with Blueprint Media NYC on their Quest event at Met Life Stadium.

TESTIMONIALS

Jonathan Loy Opera

"In my collaborations with Stephen, I always feel inspired and that we are pushing the boundaries of dance and opera simultaneously. He is a force as a choreographer and an inspiration to all artists he works with."

JONATHON LOY

Berkshire Opera Festival & Metropolitan Opera Lincoln Center

agt kristy sellars Poll dance

"Stephen is a true visionary. I've been fortunate enough to work with him over the course of about 18 years and everything he produces is spectacular. He pushes boundaries and thinks outside the box, truly inspiring and truly creative."

KRISTY SELLARS

Americas Got Talent 

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"I have had the pleasure of working with, dancing in and watching works by some of the great choreographers of the world both past and present. I would like to add Stephen to this list."

DAMIEN WELCH

The Australian Ballet

SUSAN FRANCIS Chief  John F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation

"He not only contributes so much to the dance world but he is a ‘game changer’ in the world of dance!"

SUSAN FRANCIS

Chief Executive Officer at

John F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation

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"Agisilaou puts himself up for scrutiny time and time again and his work becomes increasingly ambitious and complex. He is contributing significantly to the cultural capital of the arts community."

DANCE AUSTRALIA MAGAZINE

Kara Hamilton Stephen Agisilaou Arts Center Melbourne

"Stephen created a new benchmark for other independent dance companies throughout Australia"

KARA HAMILTON

The Arts Center Melbourne

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"Anything less than a worldwide audience now seems inadequate"

DANCE INFORMA MAGAZINE

CRAIG BOYES Director Boyes Design  Stephen Agisilaou

"Stephen's attitude to the show, performances, performers and crew has always been exemplary. With respect and confidence he encourages ownership across all facets of the performance, allowing all those involved to bring themselves to the story he is telling without losing the direction and choreography he desires."

CRAIG BOYES

Director Boyes Design PTY LTD

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"Any preconceived ideas about dance you may have, I’m sure Agisilaou will take great delight in dismantling them."

ARTS HUB MAGAZINE

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"I am an official fan of Stephen! Creative, talented, kind and such dedication to our industry ."

SHEA NEW

Founder McCallum Theater Choreography Festival

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"Stephen communicates a beautiful story that exudes cathartic moments, abstract enough for an audience to claim their own stake in the performance. These are moments of escape, of excitement and of creative inspiration."

JOSE RIVERA, Jr

 Visual Multimedia Artist

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" Stephen creates mesmerising images that will stay with the audience forever" 

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE

Kalman Warhaft

"Stephen has a unique style that allows for enriched and bold artistic choices that create his signature style and mood."

KALMAN WARHAFT

 Adv. Dip ABS, GDEDI

Australian Stage Magazine

"He will have you on the very edge of your seat"

THE AUSTRALIAN STAGE MAGAZINE

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"His productions are, innovative, soulful, meticulous and visually stunning. His innate eye for detail and passion for his craft renders all dealings with him to be the most professional and invigorating."

 

RACHEL FOTHERGILL

Writer / Theatre Manager

Darcy Caroza

"His level of creativity is beyond anyone I’ve worked with and how he uses that creative intuition to solve production and infrastructure problems is astonishing."

DARCY CAROZZA

Producer