George Weir is a Melbourne-based dancer, teacher, and choreographer who is passionate about his craft. He trained in classical ballet and contemporary dance at the Queensland Dance School of Excellence and the New Zealand School of Dance. On his return to Australia, he discovered his passion for dance education and enrolled in the Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management at Box Hill Institute, which inspired him to formalise his contemporary dance training. George graduated with a BFA in Dance from VCA/University of Melbourne in 2020.
George has worked with many renowned choreographers, such as Phillip Adam’s Balletlab, and performed in numerous shows and events all around Australia, New Zealand, and France. He has also been a valued team member of many youth performance and community theatre groups, including Byron Ballet, Stomping Youth Dance Company, and The Australian Choreographic Centre.
George is a passionate and experienced teacher who believes that dance is a powerful form of expression that benefits students in and out of the dance studio. He teaches classes in classical ballet and contemporary dance technique, as well as contemporary partnering and improvisation. George is an innovative choreographer who has developed a distinctive movement style. He has created original works for Sports Girl, Slum Sociable, and his own solo projects.
George is looking forward to sharing his passion and knowledge of dance with the next generation of dancers.