Summer Penney

Summer is an emerging dance artist based in Naarm/Melbourne. Summer graduated from VCA, University of Melbourne in 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (Dance), completing her degree with an internship with Chunky Move.

In 2019 Summer performed in Die Angle’s Dark Points for the Melbourne Fringe Festival, later presented as a short film by Hiball Productions at NZ Tempo Dance Festival.

Summer represented the University of Melbourne at the International Dance Festival in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, participated in workshops at Centre National de la Danse, Montpellier Dance Festival and Coline (France).

Summer was awarded the Norma De Gruchy Award (2019) and the AG McMillen Arts Trust Scholarship (2018).