Acclaimed dancer leaves Bangarra after seven years

The emerging choreographer and Indigenous role model departs to pursue professional opportunities in Europe.

Daniel Riley in Bangarra’s 2013 production, Blak. Photo by Greg Barrett.

Bangarra Dance Theatre today announced that senior dancer Daniel Riley (formerly Daniel Riley McKinley) will be departing to pursue dance opportunities in Europe after seven outstanding years with the company.

Riley, one of several senior dancers to have been nurtured as choreographers by Artistic Director Stephen Page, will perform with Bangarra for the last time later this month when the company makes its Netherland’s debut at the 2014 Holland Dance Festival.

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