Chunky Move is located on the unceded lands of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We respectfully acknowledge the significant contributions of Australia’s First Peoples, and are committed to supporting the continuity of culture and relationship to this land.
Chunky Move is a vital cultural asset for Melbourne and beyond. Throughout our 26-year legacy we’ve launched and cultivated the careers of many of Australia’s most esteemed choreographers and dance artists.
By supporting Chunky Move as a donor, you can be part of this legacy, breathing life into our programs and laying a strong foundation for our artists and community.
Whether you want to support the creation of our genre-defying major works, the professional development of dance artists or the education of next generation dancers, you can help secure a bright future for Australian dance.
A donation of any size would be immensely appreciated and will go directly to supporting our ambitious programs and the vitality of Australian dance.
Supporters who give $250 or more are acknowledged as a
Read more about our tiered Giving Program here.
If you would like to discuss your donation or to donate by another method, please don’t hesitate to contact Development Coordinator, Elyse Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org or (03) 9645 5188.
CHUNKY MOVE [ABN 91 080 509 799] is a registered charity and endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR).
A note from Artistic Director Antony Hamilton
Now is the time to come on an exciting journey with Chunky Move. In 2022, the company returns from two years of deep reflection and growth, and we are excited to ride the current wave returning us to live performance. Equipped with a reserve of creative energy, we stand ready to deliver many astounding and thought-provoking moments in dance that will connect us all.
Our major works and programs will enthrall audiences and engage participants in worlds that captivate and ideas that awaken the senses. This year, we deliver a total of four new Australian works including a major commission by our 2021/22 Choreographer in Residence, Joel Bray. In addition, we’ll deliver three smaller scale commissions through our Activators program.
Right now we are launching our new Giving Program, breathing life into our works and building a foundation for our artists and community long-term. The development of this program represents a maturation of the company as a cultural leader. New and existing donors have the opportunity to be part of our future historic work and the company’s illustrious 26-year legacy. We invite you into our imaginative space to stand beside us as we step into the next era of Australia’s most daring dance company.
Chunky Move champions the spirit of artistic adventure and our donors will help drive new work creation, vital sector support programs and education, through our new tiered structure of giving. Whether you want to support the creation of our genre-defying major works, the professional development of dance artists or the education of next generation dancers, you will be driving the engine of Chunky Move through the philanthropic tradition.
Our ambition can only be fulfilled by your belief in us and the generosity that is at the heart of philanthropy. Join our vision and commitment to making a bright future for Australian dance, together.
Chunky Move acknowledges the generosity of all our supporters, and we send a special thank you to our giving program patrons for boldly championing our company values of collaboration, leadership, fearless experimentation and activation.
Phil Rounsevell & Nelson Estrella
Alexandra & Lloyd Martin Family Foundation
Rosemary Forbes & Ian Hocking
Min Li Chong
Gillian & Ian McDougall
Loie Magnolia Roux
Dr. Jackie Smith
Chunky Move would like to thank the following partners for their ongoing support: