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Ms Susan Peacock


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6462, Mobile: 0409 335 099, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML1.125
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6462
Mobile: 0409 335 099
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1.125  


Sue is Acting Head of the Dance department at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Current teaching

  • DAN3225 - Contemporary dance and Allied Techniques 3
  • DAN3236 - Choreography 3
  • DAN1036 - Choreography 1


Freelance choreographer, performer and teacher since 1991, Sue has performed, taught and choreographed in most major cities in Australia. As a dancer, she has worked with many renowned choreographers, touring and performing nationally and internationally. Her choreographic credits include commissioned works for ADT, the One Extra Company, 2-Dance Plus, Chrissie Parrott Dance Company, WA Academy of Performing Arts, Steps, Expressions, Dance North and LINK Dance Company. Sue has received a Churchill and an ArtsWA Fellowship and her work/s have been recognised with state and national awards for choreography, performance, design and services to dance.

Sue co-founded and performed for 2-Dance (Buzz Dance Theatre) Western Australia’s first and only dance education company and was a founding member of STRUT dance and Artistic Program Manager for 10 years. Sue has also served on the Boards of Ausdance WA, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Performance Assessment Panel of Asialink, the Arts Development Panel of ArtsWA was a member of the Future Moves Steering Committee and a Peer Assessor at the Dance Board of the Australia Council.

Sue is currently Acting Head of Dance at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and is also a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner.

Awards and recognition

National and International awards

  • 2002 - Churchill Fellowship
  • 2010 - Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance

University and National Teaching awards

  • 2016 - VC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Dance) with First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2000.
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