Lloyd Newson studied psychology and social work at Melbourne University. He attained a scholarship to London Contemporary Dance School.
Before forming DV8 Physical Theatre in 1986, Lloyd Newson dances and/or choreographer with many companies including Modern Dance Ensemble, Impulse Dance Theatre/New Zealand Ballet Company, One Extra Dance Theatre and Extemporary Dance Theatre.
Newson's work has won more than 50 national and international awards.
In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for Service to Contemporary Dance.
Published October 2014