MITCHELL TURNBULL PDTD

 

Mitchell was born in Sydney Australia, where he began dancing at the tender age of six. After graduating from Newtown High School Of The Performing Arts in 2004, Mitchell embarked on an International career in commercial dance; performing in Europe, South America and USA.

In 2009, Mitchell focused his training towards classical ballet and contemporary, undertaking fulltime training at The Conlan College. During his training he was awarded a full scholarship with Ajkun Ballet Theatre in New York USA, as a company trainee.  Mitchell was given the opportunity to perform as a featured artist, performing all over New York at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, New York City Centre and Riverfront Recapture in Hartford.  This then lead to a position with Connecticut Ballet Company, USA.

Deciding to return home, Mitchell was contracted with MOD Dance Company in 2011 for their first national tour of Graeme Murphy's 'Suite Synergy’ as a featured artist.  The following year, again working with Graeme Murphy for the Sydney season of Opera Australia’s ‘Aida’.

He completed the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma in London UK 2014 with a distinction.

During Mitchell's formative years, his passion for choreography, was guided and nurtured by an influential mentor, that help shaped his creativity to what it is today. Creating works that are challenging and creative for the performer/s, evoking emotions within, whilst inspiring people to use their imagination and think outside the box.

Mitchell's choreographic talent has seen him recognised and praised nationally, making him highly sought after.