Luke Murphy

Originally from Cork City, Luke is a performer and choreographer based between Cork, New York and Brussels.

Performer with Ultima Vez (2014-2017) touring internationally in productions Booty Looting, Spiritual Unity and In Spite of Wishing and Wanting Punchdrunk (2009-2017), as an Original Cast member of Sleep No More in New York City and Shanghai as well as productions of Sleep No More in Boston and The Drowned Man in London.

Additional company experience includes Kate Weare Company (2011-2014), Pavel Zustiak Palissimo Company (2011-2013), Martha Clarke (2010-2011), Erik Hawkins Dance 2008-2010 and projects with, John Kelly, John Scott, Janis Brenner, Heidi Latsky, Sean Curran, Jonah Bokaer and Bill T Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Company.

Luke is Artistic Director of Attic Projects - based between Ireland and New York. He has created five evening length works Drenched (2012), Icarus (2013) Your Own Man/Mad Notions (2015), On Triumph and Trauma (2016) The Dust We Raised (2017) performing across Ireland, UK and US.

Now in its third year, Luke is curator and producer of Catch8: A festival of masterclass workshops focused on training, creativity and sharing, and new opportunities for professional dancers taught by leading national and international dance professionals, as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival in June.

Luke was the Dance Ireland Associate Artist for 2018.

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