Jake Kuzma

Jake found his love for contemporary dance in 2004 when he joined Canberra’s QL2 dance. In his youth Jake used to jam with friends and practice breakdance. Jake continued his dance training at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and performed works choreographed by Csaba Buday, Samantha Williams, Shaaron Boughen, Tim Farrer and Zaimon Vilmanis. Outside of studies Jake danced in Leisel Zink’s Fifteen development and performed for Claire Marshall in Slowdive, Video Set and Slowdive Cairns. Internationally Jake performed in the Guangdong Festival of Modern Dance in China. Danced with Israeli company TAMI’s Peep Dance in Brisbane Festival. Since graduating, Jake has choreographed for Ladyhawke’s music video clip Blue Eyes (Remix) and choreographed and performed a solo titled Sci-fi-ver for Short+Sweet Dance Canberra and Melbourne, where he received the Most Outstanding Male Performer award. Jake’s latest achievements include performing in Antony Hamilton’s Black Project 2 in 2013 Dance Massive, development for Tim Darbyshire’s Stampede the Stampede and Flatline’s Sketch. Jake Kuzma has choreographed for Yellowwheels FX and QL2 Leader Of The Pack in 2013.