Bluebird-Liz Lea specialises in the field of contemporary South Asian dance and is based between London and Sydney. She tours internationally as a solo and company artist and has worked with companies including Ranjabati Sircar, Imlata and Sankalpam. Commissions include the London?s Royal Opera House in 2007, Mavin Khoo, Ballet Arabesque, The Place Prize 2004, Western Sydney Dance Action and the 2002 Commonwealth Games Festival. Liz has researched and re-interpreted several of Ruth St Denis iconic cross cultural 1906 solos and has just toured India following the route of the 1923 Anna Pavlova India tour. This year also sees research projects in India, Scotland, England, Italy, and Australia.
In July Liz presented work and taught at the 2008 World Dance Alliance Summit in Brisbane. She is currently working with Director Laurens Postma on a new evening of work titled Ajanta. Bluebird was commissioned by MDI and supported by Take Art! and ROH2.